masking tape to make seed strips

marie99(z8 SC)November 29, 2006

We painted this summer and I have a ton of both blue and regular masking tape left. Would masking tape be good for making seed strips for the smaller seeds that can be so hard to handle?

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calistoga_al ca 15 usda 9

I would not recommend the use of masking tape for seed tapes. Newsprint that decomposses in the soil without the glue. A glue made of flour and water will do no harm. Al

    Bookmark   November 29, 2006 at 10:07AM
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albert_135(Sunset 2 or 3)

When I had a greenhouse I attempted several experiments in making seed strips. I don't recall tape working. Under some conditions you may have a fungus problem with newpaper and homemade glue. Sometimes it works just fine.

    Bookmark   November 29, 2006 at 1:49PM
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happyhoe(z6 OH)

Toilet paper with plain old vanilla elmer's glue works quite well.

    Bookmark   December 2, 2006 at 6:42PM
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