Hydrogels to grow plants

Can you use disposable nappies to grow plants?

The answer is simple and we recommend you to try this nice experiment at home! Nappies can absorb a huge amount of water thanks to little polymer particles dispersed into the cotton. When they get in contact with water, they absorb it and swell forming a hydrogel.unknown

The water incorporated can be released and used to grow plants…..Want to see how? Check this out!

All you need is:

  • nappies
  • scissors
  • some seeds or a plant.

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