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Help keeping sand in pots.

Jeffrey Dean jdeanx1 at uga.cc.uga.edu
Thu May 25 08:12:54 EST 1995

max at life.cc.sunysb.edu (Daniel Taub) wrote:
> I wonder if anyone has clever suggestions for conveniently plugging the 
> holes in flower pots (while allowing very good drainage) when using pure 
> sand as a growing medium. I've tried coffeee filters, which 
> disintegrated, and duct-taping the holes, and putting pin holes in the 
> duct-tape, but thats rather tedious, and the tape starts coming off. Its 
> a petty problem, but causing me some hassle.
> Send suggestions directly to me
> Thanks
> Max Taub
> Dept. of Ecology and Evolution
> Stony Brook University
> Max at life.bio.sunysb.edu

How about 2 or 3 layers of cheesecloth?

Jeff Dean
Dept. of Biochemistry
University of Georgia

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