Category Archives: Seed Starting

How to Use K-Cups as Seed Starters

As with most of my “brilliant ideas,” this one was copied from someone else. I first thought of using K-cup pods to start seeds when I read a Craigslist ad requesting used K-cups. The ad said to keep the cup … Continue reading

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Winter Sowing in Milk Jugs

I am a few days late this year starting my winter sowing.  Usually I try to put out the tomato seed containers on the first day of March.  Here’s the intended schedule: March 1–Sow seeds and set containers outside April … Continue reading

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Winter Sowing–Getting Ready

Winter sowing doesn’t mean planting seeds in the snow–it’s an ingenious method of starting seeds in winter and early spring, without the need for an expensive indoor light setup. You use the sun (which is free) and repurposed containers (also … Continue reading

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My Favorite Seed Starting Method

I discovered these channel seed starting flats several years ago, and liked them much better than the commonly used plug trays.  I even used to sell them in our eBay store, but shipping costs became too much (for the extra … Continue reading

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