Now is the time to start some perennials for spring. This year it'll be Willowleaf Gentians
Plastic pastry cartons you can get at the supermarket work fine for me. Pay about 3.50
and three or four danishes come with it.
Add an ich or inch and a half of vermiculite and dampen with around half cup of
Scratch furrows and sprinkle the seeds into them.
Tamp down the seeds in the furrows with a wood pencil or something similar.
Snap the cover shut and place in a cold place.
Here I've placed the carton outside against the side of the house
for about three days and will bring into the garage and place on a window sill.
After a few days there it'll be placed on a sunny window sill in the basement.