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 […]
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.