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In addition to text, add visuals such as a diagram outlining the step-by-step process of planting in egg cartons. For example, show a picture of what supplies are needed, the steps for adding soil, and how to transfer the plants from the egg cartons into the garden. For a more interactive experience, consider creating a short video that goes through all aspects of gardening in egg cartons, from purchasing the supplies to maintaining your garden over time. This could include videos demonstrating how to mix soils and transfer seedlings into larger containers. Additionally, graphics depicting key points in gardening in egg cartons — including when to water seeds and how to use natural pest control — can help bring your post to life by painting a holistic view of the gardening process.
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Reusing egg cartons is a great way to reduce waste, save resources and provide an eco-friendly gardening alternative. Egg cartons are biodegradable which means they break down over time without releasing harmful pollutants into the environment, making them a much more sustainable choice for all kinds of gardening projects than many plastic container options. They can also be reused multiple times for different plants, saving money on buying and replacing containers for each project. Additionally, using egg cartons to start seeds or house small plants such as succulents is beneficial because it eliminates the need for soil when starting out, allowing the roots to develop in water or a nutrient solution before being transplanted or added to a pot. This helps cut down on water consumption and environmental costs associated with soil. Finally, egg cartons allow you to easily sow seeds in individual compartments that can be transplanted into a bigger container or garden plot if desired, reducing the amount of tools needed for planting and providing additional protection from weeds or pests since each compartment acts as its own mini-greenhouse.
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When it comes to egg carton gardening, here are some of the best practices that should be followed:
1. Use organic soil that has been specially designed for seed starting or potting mix specifically for small plants.
2. Before planting, make sure to water the soil mix thoroughly and let it sit for a few minutes before planting your seeds.
3. When adding your seeds, ensure to put an adequate amount per cup and avoid overcrowding them as this can stunt their growth later on.
To help with drainage, consider adding small pieces of broken terra cotta or aquarium rocks in each cup right before filling with soil and then add punched holes in the bottom of the cups prior to planting – this ensures proper drainage and allows excess water to escape.
4. Keep soils evenly moist while they grow but not soggy – keep an eye out for droopy leaves from over-watering as signs of too much moisture can cause root rot as well! 5 Finally, make sure that your egg cartons receive enough sunlight so that your seeds can develop properly; try placing them near windowsills that get plenty of natural light for best results!
Provide a resource list
1. Home Depot Workshop- Beginner Gardening https://workshops.homedepot.com/workshops/?block_name=beginner-gardening
2. MasterClass- Urban Garden and Urban Agriculture with Freya Williams https://www.masterclass.com/classes/urban-gardens-and-agriculture-with-freya-williams
1. “Gardening in Eggshells and Cartons” by Brigid Simmonds
2. “Start a Garden & Grow Your Own Food: A Beginner’s Guide to Container Gardening in Egg Cartons” by Sarah McKay
3. “Gardening For Dummies” by Michael MacCaskey
4. “Gardener’s World Vegetable Gardening in Egg Cartons” by Tim Mangan
5. “Veg In an Eggbox: Low Cost, High Yielding Gardening From An Old Egg Tray” by Adrian Kilby
6. “The Wellness Guide To Growing Vegetables In Eggcartons” by Joan Briggs
Websites for Supplies:
1. Amazon – Seed Packets, Jiffy Peat Pellets, etc https://www.amazon.com/s?k=egg+cartong+gardening&crid=265QW7O8DVKHR&sprefix=egg+ca%2Caps%2C202&ref=nb_sb_ss_i_5_6
2. Burpee – Seeds & Plant Accessories https://www.burpee.com/vegetables/eggplant/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIoJv39oWW7AIVDBytBh12IwEuEAAYASAAEgIZufD_BwE&gclsrc=awqs7axOnAdKNbUJ7q3AqA4AIQjKLJcxVILScOeS83ddzSJut34jTSOsfOoSaNogRPI%3Ds0&dclid=COWjyeHu9t0CFUUbTQodmnIPHQ#section_about_panels_57788660080771842027
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