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masking tape to make seed strips

Posted by marie99 z8 SC (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 29, 06 at 6:41

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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RE: masking tape to make seed strips

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

RE: masking tape to make seed strips

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.

RE: masking tape to make seed strips

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

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