If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend that can help improve your garden space, then why not try making some origami pots that can be planted in your garden. These are a great eco-friendly way to give your seeds the best start in life, just in time for spring.
Turn the piece of newspaper so that the short side is facing you.
Fold in half, left to right.
Fold it again, bottom to top, into a quarter size.
Fold it in half again, left to right.
Now fold the bottom right corner (marked with an “A” in Step 4) up to the middle along the spine. The crease in the centre shown by the red line was the bottom in Step 4. See how the “A” has moved up now.
Flip it over on the other side and repeat what you did in Step 5.
Open the wings up to make a smooth shape as shown in the picture below. Do this to both sides.
Fold the wings into the crease in the centre.
Fold them in again.
Flip it over and repeat Steps 8 and 9. It should look like the picture for Step 10 as shown below.
Fold the top flaps down and crease them well.
Now you can open up your pot! Make sure to square the bottom so it can sit well.
The simpler origami jar or tin can pots can be made as follows: