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STEP 5: Add soil

Curl the tops of the seedlings in together to form a spear-like shape, and thread that gently through the pop bottle’s drinking spout so the leafy bits are sticking out the top, and the roots/soil are dangling inside. Flip the bottle so the spout is facing downward, and add in your soil. Don’t pack it in so tightly that the roots can’t spread out, but nudge it enough so the plant is held securely.

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  1. Kendra Breton June 5, 2015 at 2:40 am

    well i put my cherry tomatoe plants in a plastic bottle and followed the recommended steps, in less than 24 hours my cherry tomatoe plants have decided they prefer to go up, all 6 of them have turned from straight tomatoe plants to curly tomatoe plants, dont think i like it, good thing the other 6 are in the garden

  2. Jaiprakash Kikan September 2, 2013 at 5:59 pm

    Interesting , maybe the plants grow equally well upside down…I have used empty 3L discarded milk cans for thew purpose and found them to be suitable,but in the upright position.

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