Air pruning uses growing cloth (or in this case, re-usable cloth bags, such as the Walmart bags pictured) as pots.
advantage for rooting is that once roots hit the air at the sides of the bag, the ends will die off (self prune) and secondary rooting will sprout all along the root, from the stem outwards.
This creates healthier root systems, and results in larger plants.
Say goodbye to those white roots which wrap around pots (get the plant
root-bound) and eventually choke the plant to death.
The photo above shows the cloth "pots" placed inside a kiddie pool for watering purposes. Not all plants require watering
from the bottom upwards: do some research and know your plants.
Plant roots and soil will dry out more in these cloth bags, so you will have to monitor soil moisture and
Once your seedlings are outdoors, consider a digital (timer) watering system (battery operated) so that you can carry on with your other daily duties.
We are still in the planning and learning stage, so make growing seedlings and plants as easy as possible for yourself.
A watering system set to a timer will let you leave this summer for your family vacation to Brittany -- Quelle bonne idée!