Recycle Plastic Garden Pots for Seed Starting

September 26, 2018

When choosing a container for starting your seeds, look for one that is only 2 to 3 inches deep and has drainage holes. Reusing plastic pots from your last garden center purchase is always a great idea. Larger containers that hold more soil may cause problems for tiny seedlings, as they can hold too much moisture or wick moisture away from the small root system.

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Before you reuse plastic pots, make sure to disinfect them to prevent the spread of disease.

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