Newspaper seed pots are super simple and cheap to make. Don’t spend a ton of money buying seed trays when you can make your own for free! They come together quickly, even if you need a lot. And when it’s time to plant out you don’t have to disturb the root system because the newspaper […]
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about this year’s garden. I ordered all heirloom/organic seeds and they arrived in the mail this week. I plan to save seeds from almost everything we grow this year so we will not need to purchase more (or at least not as many) seeds next year. I’m really […]
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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. […]