YOU don’t have to purchase small pots every single time you want to plant new seeds.
A gardening expert has revealed that all you need is a paper towel roll.A gardening expert has revealed how to use paper towel rolls to plant seeds[/caption] Flatten it out and cut it into rings to create little pots[/caption]
Taking to social media, the sustainable brand called Waste-Ed shared “an actual gardening hack you can use with a paper towel roll.”
All you need to do is flatten the roll out to make it easier to cut.
You’ll then want to cut it into rings and place them on a gardening tray.
“Fill those rings with soil, give them a little water, pop in some seeds, a little more soil, and a little more water,” he further instructed in the video.
“And you have a cheap way to start seeds in your garden.”
This gardening hack won’t actually cost you anything in the end and you can do it every time you finish a roll of paper towels.
Following the video, many people took to the comment section to rave about how effective this hack was.
One person wrote: “If you use a longer length, you can use it for the ones with long taproots.”
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A second commented: “My dad does this, we are not allowed to throw away any toilet paper rolls.”
And a third said: “I did this last year for the garden. It worked great!”
However, one person who had tried and failed asked: “They always get moldy when I do that. Any tips for avoiding that?”
To which another one replied: “To prevent them from molding make sure they get enough heat and sunlight, but still don’t dry out!”
Previously, gardening expert Alex Shoemaker shared his handy hacks for getting your garden in great condition.
First up he suggested that you can get fertilizer to the base of dense bushes with a length of PVC.
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He explained you can slide it into the base of the plant and pour the fertilizer into the pipe.
Next up he suggested using your leftover plastic berry cartons to seed the lawn as he said they are perfect for tossing the seeds.You can add soil, water, and the seeds into each one of them[/caption]