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Winter sowing in mini-greenhouses
Get a jump-start on veggie garden with winter sowing
By Susan M. Dollard
For the Times Herald-Record
Winter sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination that requires just two things: Miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs and various other containers) and Mother Nature. After planting in January-March, these mini greenhouses are placed outside to wait for winter to end.
Here are some suggestions for what to plant and when, based on zone 5b:
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I have a very valuable edition to our Newsletter today!
It’s all about raising seedlings.
Any type of seedlings really.
Before I direct you to the page I would like to provide a tip!
Start your seedlings in Cardboard milk containers.
Because these are recyclable.
They are inexpensive, you probably buy milk anyway!
They produce a nice long deep roots, which is vital for plant health.
You can poke a few holes in the sides, cut out the bottom and plant them straight into the ground or container with no shock to the roots what so ever!
I hope you enjoyed this tip.
Please now move onto the next part of the lesson!