Paper Pot Maker
Paper Pot Maker Paper Pot Maker

Paper Pot Maker

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$19.95
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Make an Endless Supply of Eco-Friendly Seedstarting Pots

  • So easy to use!
  • Turns newspaper into useful plant pots
  • Paper pots are biodegradable — transplant them right into the ground

The Paper Pot Maker is a simple, time-tested tool that transforms ordinary newspaper into a limitless supply of 1-3/4" diameter pots, perfect for seedstarting. Simply wrap a strip of newspaper around the solid oak press, fold it under, and twist into the base. Presto! It only takes a few seconds and you can get several pots from one newspaper page. Most of the time, you can plant pot and all right into the ground, with no repotting necessary.

Sustainably Harvested Wood
  • Solid oak
  • 5-1/2" H
  • Makes paper pots 1-3/4" in diameter x up to 3" H

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4.3

(based on 47 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (38)
  • Durable (36)
  • Easy to store (34)
  • Lightweight (34)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden (33)
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    5.0

    Class act!

    By lisamarie220

    from Washington

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Creative
    • Great For Kids

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden
      • Kids Gardening Classes

      Comments about Paper Pot Maker:

      I bought this for a friend who teaches gardening classes to children, as well as having her own garden. This was the perfect gift (which she loved) because the kids can now be involved from the very beginning of the project until the end! As she's older, it's easy for her to use with her hands.

       
      4.0

      Great for fundraising

      By MrsWalker

      from Upland, Ca

      About Me Budget Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Quick To Make

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Garden

        Comments about Paper Pot Maker:

        My students will grow plant starts to sell as fundraiser in these newspapers pots for our Environmental Club.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great gadget

        By Margie

        from Marquette, Mi.

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Handy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Seed Cup

          Comments about Paper Pot Maker:

          This little seed maker was a great stocking stuffer. We used it in February for starting the seedlings and planted as soon as the ground warmed. The newspapaer seedlings did well.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great tool for seed starting

          By Denise the fabulous Gardner!

          from Fountain Valley, CA

          About Me Budget Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Store
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Garden

            Comments about Paper Pot Maker:

            The Paper pot maker is an excellent tool for the gardener who wants to SEED. My five year old and I have made 30 for our garden.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            It really works.

            By LJ

            from Tacoma WA

            About Me Budget Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Paper Pot Maker:

                I wasn't sure about this actually creating usable paper pots for my greenhouse. So I was pleased to learn how easy it is to use and how perfectly the pots are formed.

                 
                4.0

                nifty gadgit

                By Margie

                from Marqette, MI.

                About Me Budget Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Store
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Start seeds

                  Comments about Paper Pot Maker:

                  Great little gadget for starting seeds.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Wow!! This is great!!!

                  By Sue

                  from Dallesport, Washinton

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Store
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Good For Your Hand If Str
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Garden
                    • It Works Great

                    Comments about Paper Pot Maker:

                    This is great to use if you have had a stroke. I have had them and I have gone and tried this along with several others and this is so cheap and it is absolutley amazing. This is wonderful!!

                    This only thing I would change is the sizes availabe. I would ad one abotu 3 or 4 inches in diameter.

                     
                    3.0

                    Takes a bit of practice

                    By Urbangirlatl

                    from Atlanta, GA

                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Store
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Garden

                      Comments about Paper Pot Maker:

                      Initially I had a hard time getting the "pot" off the form, but it got easier with practice, and using paper was a LOT cheaper than buying compostable pots.

                       
                      4.0

                      Super Simple

                      By Lia Bird

                      from Franksville, WI

                      About Me Budget Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Only need to buy once

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Garden

                        Comments about Paper Pot Maker:

                        What a great gadget! Super useful for kid projects, great for recycling and no need to buy starter pots EVER AGAIN!

                         
                        4.0

                        Just what it seems

                        By David

                        from Pennsylvania

                        About Me Midrange Shopper

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Patio

                            Comments about Paper Pot Maker:

                            Although I personally needed to read the instructions on how to use this product it is actually very simple to use and takes up almost no space. It could really have saved me a lot of money on peat pots if I had actually taken the time to use it this year, but I was too lazy to spend an extra few hours collecting paper and I got frustrated with flimsy little paper pots blowing around. Hopefully next year.

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