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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.
3 – Punch holes in the bottom of the jug for drainage.  We punched about 12 with a soldering iron.  It worked quick and easy.
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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The Eyerly Family is a tight knit family from Texas. Married for 10 years Dane and Deena are the parents to six awesome kids! In 2021 the Eyerly's are leaving normal life behind to travel full-time throughout the United States in their Double Decker Bus which has been converted to a tiny home. They've been featured in Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Style, Medium, and Latestly. Learn more about The Eyerly's here.

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