You will need containers for raising seedlings, growing mature plants, and propagating cuttings. Wherever you live, you’ll find containers available for free. I hope my suggestions inspire you to come up with your own ideas!


Small containers are best for sowing seeds or potting soft cuttings, such as herbs. Propagating hardwood cuttings, such as black currants, however, is best done in large containers, in raised beds, or in the ground.

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a. Cardboard toilet paper and paper towel tubes

These tubes have two key ...

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