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    dryer lint makes great seed starter carpet

    make clay out of dryer lint...genius

    Make your own seed starter soil blocks from household items

    How to make seed balls

    Make Seed Tapes: A Better Way to Sow Seeds -Really cool, but I don't know if I like the idea of glue. Maybe honey would work? I should try this with square foot gardening instead of strips, do squares of paper towel.

    Are you ready to transplant? This chart helps you know when to move your plants outdoors.

    Start seeds in an eggshell. When transplanting the eggshells provide nutrients!

    100 things to compost (never thought to compost dryer lint!)

    start seeds in ice cream cones and plant in to ground....how clever, biodegradable

    Great tutorial: How to make a wormery~ eco garden activity for kids.

    Brilliant! HOW TO Make a Seed Starter From a Used K-Cup

    Use toilet paper tubes as seed starters

    Put the newspaper over the dirt 3-4 pages thick and then covered it with mulch. The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.

    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:

    According to author and horticultural professor Jeff Gillman, who has conducted extensive research on blackspot remedies, a spray composed of one part milk and two parts water is the best answer to the disease. He says this simple solution, if applied weekly, will control blackspot as well as any synthetic fungicide, including Chlorotalonil.

    Nicking seeds helps some germinate better. A list of which ones and how to do it most easily. From Garden Gate eNotes - lupine, moonflower, morning glory, sweet pea and wisteria

    Seed starters. seed trays in a clear totes. This creates PERFECT seed starting setting. Humid, warm and light!

    How To: Plant Seeds Using Eggshells

    Fill the bottom with potting soil, add seed, and place carton in dish with water. The carton will soak up water as needed.

    Good planning is essential to a successful vegetable garden. This link has some very good beginner's info.

    toilet paper roll seed starters