Natural and Thrifty in 365: #177 Start Seeds in Recycled Paper Roll

Recycle toilet paper rolls to start your spring seeds.  The best thing is that you can place the seedling directly in the ground without removing the cardboard container.   It will decompose in the soil.

Photo courtesy of Stacie Humphreys.

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  1. I dont even crimp the bottom, just set the ends on meat trays saved from market :)

  2. great idea. i also saw someone had used “newspaper pots” to start their seedlings but i didn’t see how to make them

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