Dad is a Jim’s Mowing man. He’s also one of the thriftiest gardeners I know. I don’t think he’s ever bought a bag of compost or a plant; most of his specimens come from seeds or cuttings or are castoffs from other people’s gardens.
I shared some of my seeds with him and he’s been nursing them in mini greenhouses made out of plastic food containers:
The greenhouses help maintain a warm and consistent climate for the seedlings. They also protect the seedlings from snails. Continue reading