DIY Mini Green House ~ use a trimmed, clean upturned drink bottle to create humidity while raising seeds. Easy to grow micro greens or herbs on a sunny windowsill this way + keep plastic out of landfill. Trim sprouted seedlings with scissors & add to salads or transplant outdoors when mature. ~ The Micro Gardener
##Parker’s Perfect Potting Mix## When planting his containers, Barry Parker buys bags of commercial cactus soil, which usually contains finely milled peat and sand. To this, he adds a product called Turfis, used by bonsai experts to aerate the soil, but says fine gravel works equally well. Mix the cactus soil and gravel in equal proportions and, voilà, the ideal planting medium.