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    great idea for starting plants--little green houses.

    Create portable mini greenhouses out of plastic storage containers for starting seeds and nurturing young plants.

    portable mini green house for spring starts}

    He generates around $50,000 a year on about one-quarter of an acre of land, and he will show Gainesville residents how to make money by starting their own suburban micro farms. “You can start farming anywhere and produce a considerable amount of product with really simple techniques,” Stone said.

    Seed-starting secrets of a greenhouse professional

    Enter your zip code & it gives you a week by week calendar when to start seeds for your area. Amazing!

    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 water and milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies. Here’s how:

    Self-Watering Planters For Starting Seeds #garden

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    The Green Phone Booth: How Empty Milk Jugs Changed My Garden

    Upcycle greenhouse recycle bottles. Incredible reuse of recyclables. #zerowaste - Buy Nothing New - www.buynothingnew.nl #bnnm14

    8 raised bed garden ideas stinking brilliant

    Don't throw your eggshells away. They are great for the garden in so many ways! And they're a cheap way to make diatomaceous earth. (Bugs don't like it)

    Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it. Very interesting article on growing. Thank you.

    starting seeds and cold frames

    Just cut tubes in half, add soil, seeds and water, then close up the tupperware. Being that it is a greenhouse, the evaporation and condensation self waters the seeds. Be sure to keep it near the sun.

    Turn Plastic Chicken Containers into Indoor Greenhouses Read Between The Limes

    seed starting in toilet paper rolls.

    Downspout diverter to fill your rain barrel. $29.95

    Use toilet paper rolls to start your plants. When ready to plant, stick the whole roll in the ground. The roll will decompose.