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This is how I do my winter sowing

bencjedi
12 years ago

Just put together a bunch of photos of my winter sowing process.
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1 gallon milk jug (Sam's Club sells these special shape jugs.. they are easier to use for winter-sowing)
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Drill 8 or so holes
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Like This
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Using a blade cut about 4" from the bottom of the jug on 3 sides (leave the 4th side attached)
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Add about 4 cups of potting mix into the cut milk jug, lightly pat down soil in the jug
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The amount of soil should look like this
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Plant seeds according to depth listed on seed packet
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Add a light seed starter mix over seeds to achieve proper seed depth. Pat down the mix for good seed to soil contact
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Spray the mix with water (about 50 spray blasts)
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On the uncut side of the jug begin wrapping masking tape around the entire jug. Go all the way around a second time with the masking tape
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Completed winter-sown containers (ready to place outside alongside south side of house)

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