Start Perennials Garden Plants in a Milk Jug from Seeds

This step by step simple tutorial of how to start perennials garden plants in a milk jug from seeds is a great way to save money and add beautiful splashes of color to your homestead. Re using a empty milk jug to create a mini greenhouse draws on the heat from the sun, the lack of wind, water from rain and the morning dew to nourish the seeds into growth.

This project can be made with the most common tools that you will find easily around your home.

What is a perennial garden plant?

A perennial is a plant that lives for more than two years. The term is often used to differentiate a plant from shorter lived annuals and biennials. An annual plant is a plant that completes its life cycle, from germination to the production of seed, within one year, and then dies. A biennial plant is a flowering plant that takes two years to complete its biological life cycle. Perennial plants are going to create beauty in your garden year after year therefore they are your best financial investment.

Here is a list of 291 perennial flowers, click here.

Perennial fruits: Apple, Apricot, Avocado, Banana, Blackcurrant, Blueberry, Currant, Feijoa, Grape, Kiwi Fruit, Japanese Wineberry, Pear, Persimmon, Pineapple, Plum, Raspberries, Strawberry, Strawberry Tree, Tomato

Perennial herbs: Agastache, Alfalfa, Althaea officinalis (marshmallow), Basil, Chives, Fennel, Ferula, Garlic, Ginger, Hops, Hyssop, Horseradish, Lavender, Lemon Balm, Mint, Onions, Oregano, Piper nigrum (black pepper), Rosemary, Sage, Thyme, Valerian, White Horehound, Yarrow

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Start Perennials Garden Plants in a Milk Jug from Seeds

Start Perennials Garden Plants in a Milk Jug from Seeds

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