Showing images available in: United States
GAP Gardens - Homepage
x

Select Required Country

 
 

Step by Step - Making Paperpots


How to make plant pots from newspaper


Season:
Through The Year


Location:
Not apllicable


Credits:
GAP Photos / Paul debois


Feature No:   15 

Qty of Images:    40 

 
  
 
  
 
© All images subject to Copyright.
Images available for use by license only.

 
Synopsis
A sequence of shots showing how to make paper pots from recycled newspaper. No other equipment is needed and the process is so simple that a child can make the pots in minutes. The pots are in fact open ended boxes and when made from a single sheet of a tabloid newspaper, will form a small pot perfect for potting on seedlings or planting a variety of seeds.

As the paper fibre absorbs water, they can be stood in trays of water to keep the compost most. The paper is actually strong enough to last several weeks before it starts to rot, but by that time the seedlings will be ready for planting into a bigger pot or directly into the garden.

You can buy devices to roll newspaper into pots, but the box method doesn't require anything apart from dextrous fingers!
 

 

 

 
CONNECT WITH US            
+44 (0)1376 571283
info@gapphotos.com
Sign-Up for Newsletter
 


  © GAP Photos Ltd, All Rights Reserved