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Making soil blocks for germination and transplanting.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1993 (v.77#5) pg. 15

How to use soil blockers for starting seedlings indoors.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1986 (v.30#2) pg. 44

Getting started with soil blocks. Simple soil blocker is made from a plastic pill bottle and toggle bolt. Planting and handling of presprouted seeds described.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.36#6) pg. 28

Tips on making perfect soil blocks using a blocker.
HARROWSMITH #102 Mar-Apr 1992 (v.16#6) pg. 18

How to make your own soil blocks. Includes a recipe fibrous enough to hold through many waterings.
KITCHEN GARDEN #7 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 48

Get a jump on spring. Start your garden early in peat pellets.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #8 Mar 1971 pg. 12

Making your own tightly compacted peat pellets for starting seeds.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #9 May 1971 pg. 84

How to make and use soil blocks for starting seed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1983 (v.30#11) pg. 72

Cylindrical soil blocker made from a tin can.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1985 (v.32#2) pg. 22

Soil blocker made from a cake decorator.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1985 (v.32#12) pg. 22

Tip: Add gelatin to soil when making soil blocks.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1986 (v.33#3) pg. 21

Wick system for watering soil blocks from underneath.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1986 (v.33#4) pg. 23

How to make soil blocks for low-cost seed starting.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1987 (v.34#3) pg. 74

Starting blocks. Preparing soil blocks and using them to start seeds. Includes a blocking mix recipe.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1990 (v.37#9) pg. 50

How to make soil blocks by using an old ice-cube tray.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1991 (v.38#5) pg. 85

How to make soil blocks for seed-starting.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1993 (v.40#2) pg. 74

Tip on making seed-starting cubes by freezing potting soil in old ice cube trays.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1995 (v.42#2) pg. 70