18 Feb '18, 10pm

You can make a simple and effective #garden cloche from empty vinegar #bottles. #Repurpose

You can make a simple and effective #garden cloche from empty vinegar #bottles. #Repurpose

You can make a simple and effective garden cloche from empty vinegar bottles. Photo by Sue Anderson We use large quantities of white vinegar as a natural weedkiller, and, as a result, we end up with a lot of plastic gallon jugs. Although they’re recyclable, I’d rather reuse them. I cut the bottoms out of the empty plastic jugs and place the tops over our broccoli and cabbage starts to protect the seedlings from our cold, early-spring storms here in the Pacific Northwest. Even in our concrete raised beds, spring still has a slow beginning. I planted some starts without the homemade mini-greenhouses, for comparison, and the ones grown under jugs were bigger!

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