Starting early this year . i just can't help myself, first frost hits and all i can think about is germinating a few seeds.
In small pots with coco coir/compost 50/50.
In insulated container with heat mat .
Temp 28-30 C.
Will stay in small pots , fits in trays , easy to move . For about 3 months.
I have a small , wooden grow box/cabinat with cfl lights.
two areas under 40% shadenet/birdproofing .
Biggest area, two one meter high raised beds , filled with 90% pure compost
Second area , large containers partially buried in the ground to keep them cool.
germination , 50/50 , cococoir/compost
after that 90% compost with added ash , spent coffee grounds , fine eggshells etc.
Compost is my own , from garden cuttings , leaves and branches , just left in a hole in the ground for at least 2 years.
No added nutes . The year I am going to experiment with sheep droppings from my Brother-in-law'sfarm. Real 2-5 year old droppings from the shaving shed.
Stay tuned , pics will follow.