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Recycled seedling containers June 2, 2009

Posted by Andreas in Environment, Gardening, Organic Food, South Africa, Sustainable Living, Urban Agriculture.

If you’re throwing away loads of plastic containers and bottles like these…


… you should probably have a serious look at your consumption habits – *gulp* – and definitely recycle as many of them as you can. Alternatively, why not turn some of them into little planting pots to raise veggie and herb seeds in?

First, clean them out with water and cut off the bottles:


Then punch holes into the bottoms for drainage:


Now just add soil, seeds and water:



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