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Greenhouse Advice

Learn about propagating, or reproducing, plants from seeds, then get some tips for using containers to start the tender seeds.

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plastic trays work well for seed containers
Photo 2 of 7Containers for seed plantings must allow drainage.

Seed Containers(2 of 7)

Plastic trays or flats work well because they're inexpensive and easy to obtain. Many also have built-in divider rows to help keep seed types separated. For other types of containers, dividers can be made from wood, cardboard, Plexiglas, even old Venetian mini-blinds.

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