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10 Everyday Household Items That Make Perfect Seedling Starters

Repurpose two-liter bottles into self-watering planters for a low-maintenance way to start seeds indoors.

Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate.

Great way to gather seeds: Tulle bags! Save the seeds from scattering! You can find these in the wedding or party section at craft stores.

from The Garden Glove

Going on Vacation? 3 DIY Self Watering Ideas for the Garden

2 lt. soda bottles filled w/holes, planted in the hole as you plant the tomato or other plant, then fill the bottle w/water 'til it overflows, for a self watering help....