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Where can I buy polysterne stips form my seeds? I cant find them anywhere unless they are ready filled. It's getting frustrating!



Hi I have looked too and cannot find them. But I did find a site which explained how to make your own Seed Tape. Below are the details if you want to have a go.

1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, mix 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and 1 cup of cold water. Stir until the mixture boils. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.

2. Cut newspapers into strips 1 inch wide. Use ruler and pencil to mark the proper spacing for seeds.

3. Place the cornstarch mixture in a sandwich bag. Cut off a tiny corner of the bag, and squeeze a dot of the mixture onto each mark on the paper. Place a seed on each dot, and allow the seed tapes to dry.

4. Write the name of the seeds on the end of each seed tape, roll them up, and store in a cool dry place.

5. At the proper planting unroll the seed tape and place it in a furrow. Cover with soil and water well.

Good Luck

28 May, 2008


Fabulous idea Cherylrp! I will experiment with marigold seeds and compare to selfseeding. Would suggest a step before #1 "remove cats from the room"

29 May, 2008


Many thanks for that tip, Cherylrp. I have made a 'Reminder' of that and shall try it. :-)

29 May, 2008

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