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This week's Gardening Minute video: Make a newspaper seed pot

5 Remove the can.

5 Remove the can. (Credit: Photo by Justine Damiano)

You can save money by recycling newspapers into seed-starting pots. It's easy, it's free, and planting the entire biodegradable pot will virtually eliminate chances of transplant shock. (Newsprint ink is generally nontoxic.) Here's how:

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