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Coffee Filter for Potting

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.

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Source: January Issue of Ready Made Magazine

By teressafaye from Saltville, VA

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February 11, 20100 found this helpful

You can also use newspaper (the black ink is soy based), napkins or paper towel.

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February 10, 20100 found this helpful

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

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Coffee Filter for Potting

This is a great idea. Thanks for sharing. We also use filters for thowaway popcorn bowls. (07/11/2008)

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By dayzfan

Coffee Filter for Potting

Thanks Gracie, filter in the flower pot is a good idea. Jane from Oregon (03/30/2009)

By pinkrose345

Coffee Filter for Potting

I love this idea. Thank you for sharing. Pod (09/24/2009)

By Podnette

Coffee Filter for tupperware

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)

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