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Craig Foulds
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What's the equivalent or alternative to instructions on perennial seed packs asking for cold frame in Spring?

Would this also imply cold soaking, stratification or not? Could I alternatively sow seeds in trays and keep refrigerated until temperature is safe? Thanks
 
nancy sutton
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How about winter seed sowing in a milk carton? Cheap, easy, flexible, etc.
http://www.madisoncountymastergardener.org/garden_articles4.htm
 
Craig Foulds
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Do you keep the plastic cap on the lid? How about holes in the sides of the jug, seems mighty damp inside mine. Thanks
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