This is a so simple idea that I saw the other day that I could kick myself for not using it all these years. Probably everyone knows this one. When planting in any container with a hole in the bottom and you don't want the dirt or whatever to come out, use a coffee filter. Like I said, it is simple! It also makes it easier to transplant seedlings.
Source: January Issue of Ready Made Magazine
By teressafaye from Saltville, VA
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You can use a paper coffee filter to put in a flower pot to cover the hole, before putting the soil in. It keeps the soil from running out when being watered.
By Gracie Pie from Astor, FL
This is a great idea. Thanks for sharing. We also use filters for thowaway popcorn bowls. (07/11/2008)
Thanks Gracie, filter in the flower pot is a good idea. Jane from Oregon (03/30/2009)
I love this idea. Thank you for sharing. Pod (09/24/2009)
I store my tupperware with the lids on with a coffee filter inside and it removes the "plastic" smell. You can use them in any enclosed space to remove musty odors. (09/24/2009)