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I don't often try the paper towel techniques etc. Plants don't need paper towels, ziploc bags, and hydrogen peroxide to propagate in the wild! For lavender, fill a seed tray with damp compost, sprinkle the seed on the surface, cover with a very thin layer of finely sieved compost, and put the tray in a clear plastic bag to prevent water loss. It should ...


It will tolerate a "little" ice; I think one inch thickness would not be bad. It does not need to freeze solid to break . Once a solid layer forms at the surface and is well attached to the sides, continued freezing expansion will pressurize the water until the tank bursts. Freeze damage of equipment is often NOT where the ice is , but caused by water ...

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