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Horticulture - Youth Gardening

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Make a Seed Tape


Supplies:

  • Paper towels, cut into strips, 3 inches x 12 inches
  • white glue
  • small seeds:¬†lettuce, carrot
  • ruler
  • pencil
Example of a seed tape

Directions:

1. With a ruler and a pencil draw small dots every one inch in the center of the paper towel strip.

2. Place a drop of glue in the center of the dots.

3. Place one seed on each drop of glue

4. Allow glue to dry completely before moving or storing strips.

5. Plant seed tapes 1/2 inch deep in garden.



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