March 14, 2012
onearth:

  Our garden blogger Paige Smith Orloff is getting her hands dirty for the first time in the season: Back to the Garden: Ready, Set, Seed!

There’s something very satisfying about making seed pots from old newspapers. Maybe it’s the full circle thing (trees —> paper —> seedlings —> compost —> earth—> new plants). Or maybe it’s the delight of using the detritus of capitalism to nurture new life. Or maybe it’s just good clean, thrifty fun. What do you use to start your seedlings? ~AR

onearth:

  Our garden blogger Paige Smith Orloff is getting her hands dirty for the first time in the season: Back to the Garden: Ready, Set, Seed!

There’s something very satisfying about making seed pots from old newspapers. Maybe it’s the full circle thing (trees —> paper —> seedlings —> compost —> earth—> new plants). Or maybe it’s the delight of using the detritus of capitalism to nurture new life. Or maybe it’s just good clean, thrifty fun. What do you use to start your seedlings? ~AR

October 25, 2011
What? Would you use a different newspaper for drying your giant pumpkin seeds when each one can be sold at auction for more than $1,000?
Photo by Ivo M. Vermeulen

What? Would you use a different newspaper for drying your giant pumpkin seeds when each one can be sold at auction for more than $1,000?

Photo by Ivo M. Vermeulen

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