Tips for Repotting Plants

Here are some tips for repotting plants.

Coffee Filter

When repotting plants, use a coffee filter in the bottom to keep the soil from coming out the drainage holes.


By Linda


When repotting plants, I always hated how the soil fell through the drainage holes. I then discovered placing cut a circle of old newspaper the same size as the bottom of your pot.

By Sue from MN

Shipping Peanuts

When I pot starter plants I use shipping peanuts in the bottom of the pot. It gives a nice drainage and extra room for roots.

By Jacensgramma


I buy CHEAP tissues the put them in the holes, usually two will do the trick.

By Greeneyesmom


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