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Re: Hey you early seed starters!

Sounds like a great idea.  Texas Gardener magazine had a similar article a
while back for a bigger outdoor version of a PVC hoop greenhouse.  If I had
any room, I'd be all over that.

On 1/24/08, Jesse Bell <silverhawk@flash.net> wrote:
> In my "Oklahoma Gardener" magazine there is an article in there about
> buidling your own "Mini Greenhouse". You build a stand out of PVC pipes
> for your florescent light to hang on (check - I already have all of
> that) but here is something I never considered - and should have! Every
> Christmas I stock up on those tiny clear Christmas lights (100 count)
> because I use them on the patio in the summer and make "jars of stars"
> with them (I bunch them up in crystal vases and have them around the
> house - really pretty). BUT - it showed a picture using 2 aluminum pans
> in plastic 28 qt. containers with lids. You put the lid upside down, put
> the light string on it, sit the plastic container on top of the lights,
> then put your aluminum pans (like you cook with - the cheap throw away
> kind) inside the plastic bins and place it under your grow light. The
> Christmas lights give a low heat which helps germinate. HOW COOL! If any
> of you want to see the pictures I can scan it and send it
> to you in a PDF format.
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zone 8A

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