How To Cheaply Make A Heat Mat For Faster Seed Starting

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Starting seeds can be one of the most challenging and rewarding parts of growing plants. Many seeds germinate at “room temperature”, but sometimes warmer soil can help things germinate better. It’s better to heat only trays instead of a whole room. That’s where a heat mat comes in… but they can be costly. Check out this heating mat solution using holiday lights at the link below…

Heated Germination Station seed starting system offers increased growing success by providing gentle warmth to the planting bed and by controlling the humidity under the dome, much like a greenhouse. Hydrofarm CK64050 Germination Station with Heat Mat