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How to Make Cheap Seed Starters - DIY Tutorial shows you how to make Soil Blocks with a mold you can use to raise seeds indoors in recycled plastic containers. Great technique for minimising transplant shock. | The Micro Gardener

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Make Seed Tapes: A Better Way to Sow Seeds

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Check out this handy gardening chart to know when to start growing your seeds indoors and when to transplant them outdoors.

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Homemade Weed Killer from Budget Savvy Diva

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Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for weeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing i...

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Plant a compact vegetable garden. This is perfect when you don't have a lot of space. #garden #coolideas #diy

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Winter sowing containers. Yes, you CAN sow seeds in the dead of winter, even in the NE of USA or the wilds of Canada. Save weeks of hardening time with this simple and amazingly effective method! #containergardening #organicseeds #greenhouse

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How to grow an avacado tree...my mom used to do this all the time when we were kids, hmm never actually got a tree. I think we ran out of patience.

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milk carton watering can...great idea for kids helping in the garden. Smaller kids can use a half-gallon. Can also let kids decorate it how they want

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so darn clever! garden starters...self-watering seed starters made from two liter plastic bottles.

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Sprinkle cinnamon on the soil after seeds are planted or when fungus or mold is detected on the seedling or plant to kill the fungus or mold.

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cool idea, use Muffin Tins to mark where seeds should go for even planting, since I can never make a straight line ;)

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How to Build a PVC Sprinkler for your Vegetable Garden There are a variety of options when it comes to making sure your garden is properly hydrated. #DIY #garden

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When to start seeds

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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.

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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:

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I think the practice of saving seeds is due for a revival. Seed saving is rewarding in so many ways. It’s very easy. If you find yourself smitten by it, there are ways you can ...

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