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 […]
What things do you need to consider this year when planting your garden? Purposeful Planting goes beyond sun or shade and what type of fertilizer to use. Read up on things you may not have considered before to ensure your garden is enriching the soil and wildlife around you too.
Ah, spring on the Alaskan Homestead. That time of the year when all those little outside projects which have waited all winter long need to be done. That time of the year when there never seems to be enough hours in the day (Even in Alaska!). As always, it’s a busy spring on the Alaskan […]
If you are new to gardening choosing what to grow the first time can be overwhelming! Nothing will discourage you more than planting a garden and have it not grow.
This week I was planting tiny seeds of carrots and lettuces and thought I will share with you how I used tweezers to do that. This technique is not going to work for everyone, like everything in life (except of Nutella, of course…), but it might work for you.
As a beginner gardener my greatest frustration was know what to plant, and when to plant it. Living here in Phoenix, our growing season is usually completely opposite of the rest of the country. Trying to follow most online gardeners left me with nothing growing, stunted growth or burned-up plants. But, truly, avoiding these mistakes […]