Are Foam Egg Cartons Bad to Start My Plants?

You can start your transplants in foam egg cartons, recommended by extension services including those at Texas A&M University and the Commonwealth of Virginia, as an affordable way to reuse the cartons. Punch holes in the bottom of each compartment to allow water to drain.

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Rogue Parrish has written two travel books and edited at the "The Baltimore Sun," "The Washington Post" and the Alaska Newspapers company. She began writing professionally in 1975. Parrish holds a summa cum laude Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.