When you think of an amaryllis flower, the first image that comes to mind may be the classic ‘Red Lion’ bloom. This flower is usually sold as part of a popular holiday gift kit. It’s popularity stems from the fact that this bulb is very easy to grow and will definitely add that burst of […]
Do you prefer heirloom seeds or hybrid seeds. They both have their benefits…
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.