Which of your vegetable plants should you start inside before the last frost has come and gone? This post offers a good place to start with suggestions on the seeds that you will want consider planting indoors. (Plus one bonus idea.)
My attempt at cow manure potting, which composts into the ground within about 12 weeks. We don’t want to waste a thing here at Ike & Eli’s!
Do you know when to plant your seedlings? This helpful how-to gives directions on finding the last frost, calculating a reasonable start date, and adjusting it as needed. There may be snow on the ground, but getting those seeds started at the right time is a key first step to a successful gardening season.
When I started trying to plant seeds, I would look at the climate map and wonder exactly what zone we lived in. In the, we were either sub-tropical or temperate. The only problem was that these have almost exactly opposite planting times! Here’s what I figured out.
Well, it’s that time of year again! Despite the solid week of cold, rain, and lack of sunshine, it’s still garden season and time to plan. Last year was my first season with my garden here in Massachusetts, and I barely got by with the skin of my teeth. Because I moved up here in […]
So assuming you planted your seeds properly and have kept them nice and warm, you should have beautiful seedlings emerging right about now! Once your seedlings have “popped” out of the soil you will want to remove the plastic cover as it has served its purpose. If you leave it on too long, the seedlings […]