Do you start your seeds indoors or sow seeds directly into the ground? I reside in Michigan, where it’s not safe to plant your garden outside until Memorial Day weekend. In order to ease my overwhelming excitement and lengthen my grow season, I start my seeds indoors in a compact kitchen greenhouse. Here is a […]
There may be snow on the ground, but I’m dreaming of spring. Thanks to last year’s garden journal, lots of reading and talking to other locals, I’ve put together my Seed Planting Calendar for gardening in Zone 4!
Not all plants, or their seeds, are created equal. Some seeds have a hard coat that need some type of processing to help the seed germinate since it will not be exposed to the climate and elements. There are many ways to accomplish this, one of which is to expose the seeds to hot water. […]
In a recent poll on our social media sites, results came in about how I expected them to. 96% of people who start their plants from seed so so by following the instructions on the back of the packet. They sow seeds in pots in sunny windows 6-8 weeks before the last frost. It makes […]
We’ve got three great ways to help you gain momentum for this year’s garden. We give you tips and resources to move your bare spot from wasteland to lush!
Gear up for spring with this vital information about what to grow where you live, and when to plant it indoors.