Seeds and transplants in the vegetable garden…when to use them and when not to. If you have a vegetable garden you’ve probably used both seeds and transplants. But there may be some confusion on when to use seeds over transplants and vice versa. So I have written up a little guide to seeds and transplants […]
Growing your own seedlings from seeds is easy when you’ve got the right steps to follow. This tutorial (plus free printable!) will teach you exactly how to grow seeds into healthy plants! Starting seeds indoors is perfect for learning about the initial growth stages of your plants. The controlled conditions indoors will allow you to […]
Growing your own seedlings is not hard to do and opens the door to new opportunities for the home gardener, homesteader or small farmer. You’ll have a vast number of varieties available to choose from, more control over the amount of seed you purchase, and you’ll save money by growing your plants yourself. Starting your […]
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.