I spent the last week gathering the milk jugs that I’ll need for today’s activity — making milk jug greenhouses. I shouldn’t take too long to get my seeds planted. I already have potting soil and last year’s seeds waiting in the garage. It was difficult to get the milk jugs, though. It’s such a habit to crush empty milk jugs and toss them into the recycling bin! My son contributed a 3L pop bottle to my cause in consolation.
I will also say that with three cereal eaters in the house and an occasional fourth one eating cereal, we go through a lot of milk. I heard an NPR article on obesity, the federal dairy program, and history of cheese in America, and I’m moved ever more to the side of eliminating conventional dairy. Though as my farm-raised husband, an avid milk fan, says, “It’s just one perspective.” For now, I’m happy to have empty milk jugs and a pop bottle. They should be great for early salads and no-effort hardened-off tomatoes.
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I can’t wait for growing season also. I’m already planning to grow two new plants this year, kale and swiss chard. Julie what will you be growing this year?
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