Tape it upAfter you’ve planted the seeds, tape the top and bottom of the milk jug together. Use either the packing or clear duct tape — they both hold up just fine outside. You’ll be taking it off later in the season when the temperatures warm up.
BELIEVE IT OR NOT, I start my summer garden in December and January, using a neat trick called “Winter-Sowing.” Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination (invented by Trudi Davidoff) which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies. Here’s how:
Top 10 Easy Perennial Plants to Grow from Seed: Delphiniums (pictured), Aquilegia, Rudbeckia, Verbena, Oriental Poppy, Veronica, Chrysanthemum, Dianthus, Alyssum, Kniphofia. See pictures and instructions for all on site.
Start Perennials the Easy Way - How would you like to save money on plants? Start perennials from seed with this easy method: Plant your seeds in a milk jug, set it outside and let Mother Nature do the rest.