Faye, a keen gardener has contacted New Idea Food with her latest discovery that will transform your mouldy kits into flourishing seedlings!
“The instructions on the seedlings recommends too much water, once you over wet the outside pod there is no stopping the mould from setting in”, she said.
“Please tell your followers that they shouldn’t throw them away, transfer them into a toilet roll core, this is the way I have been propagating for years”, Faye adds.
Following the recommendation from Faye we have looked into her advice and she is onto a winner! Toilet roll cores are readily available in all homes. We can not get enough of this awesome hack!
Simply follow these steps to follow Fayes Discovery Garden Hack!
Step 1: Fold the Roll Into a Square.
Fold the roll in half one way. Then, fold it in half the other way, making sure the creases from the last fold line up and you have a square!
Step 2: Cut the Roll in Half.
Cut the roll into two parts.
Step 3: Cut Out the Flaps.
Fold the roll in half one way and make a 3/4 inch cut, then fold the roll in half the other way and make another 3/4 inch cut. You should have 4 cuts in total on the bottom of your roll. Repeat this step on the other roll.
Step 4: Crease the Flaps.
Fold and unfold all of your flaps. This is to establish a flat, even, square bottom of the pot.Repeat this step on the other roll.
Step 5: Fold the Flaps Cardboard Box Style.
Fold the first three flaps down, overlapping each other. Fold the bottom flap down first, then fold the left flap down, overlapping the bottom flap, then fold the top flap down, overlapping the left flap. Now here's the tricky part. Fold the right flap under the bottom flap and over the top flap. This holds the pot together. Repeat this step on the other pot.
Step 6: Plant!