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I have no luck with starting seeds inside.  So I decided to try planting my seeds in a milk jug and using it as a cheap greenhouse.  Here’s my quick and easy way to start seeds:
1 – Clean some empty milk jugs
2 – Cut all the way around just under the handle like so.  Leave about an inch connected.
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3 – Punch holes in the bottom of the jug for drainage.  We punched about 12 with a soldering iron.  It worked quick and easy.
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4 – Fill the bottom of the jug with soil and plant your seeds.   Water then tape your jugs back together.  Sit the jugs outside.  I did this in March in my area.  The temps were still getting below freezing at night but it didn’t bother the plants because they were in their own little greenhouse.
5- Periodically check the plants and water.  Transplant them when ready.
Update:  the plants I started in these jugs flourished all summer.  I will definitely be incorporating this method around the homestead.  So much easier than starting plants inside.

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