Starting seeds indoors for my spring garden? Check. And some of my babies are already peeking out of the soil. Hooray! Here’s how I made it happen.
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I’m continuing my journey starting seeds indoors. Which containers are best? What kind of soil to use? Where to set up my plants? Here’s what I’ve learned.
I’ve had no success starting seeds indoors in the past. But I’ve done my homework this year and am determined to succeed! Here’s what I’ve learned so far.
Want to grow a bit of fresh food in your backyard, but struggling to iron out the details? A boatload of online tools can guide you, including a newcomer to the web: Sprout It.
Are you planning to grow some of your own food this year? If what’s standing between you and a vegetable garden is doubt, Mother Earth News just might have the solution. They just launched a Vegetable Garden Planner, and it looks amazing!
Our friends at Sustainablog reminded us not too long ago that it’s time to start planning that cool weather garden, so I’m making a list of what seeds I want to order and start as my container garden transitions out of summer. I thought it would be fun to talk garden planning and see what you guys are planting, too! If you’re working on a fall/winter garden, let us know what’s on the agenda in the poll below!
Check out this free Seed Calculator to help you with your garden planning.
This free planting chart helps you determine how many seeds of each variety you’ll need to order for your garden.
To find out whether older or improperly stored seeds are still viable, you need to do a quick and easy experiment called a germination test. Here’s how.
If you want to start a garden next spring but are worried about the time and labor investment, an herb garden is an excellent, easy-to-manage substitute. Here are some tips to start planning your herb garden.
April showers may bring May flowers, but they also bring some very anxious, antsy gardeners! Before you pick up a shovel or plant a single seed, there’s much to be done while you wait for the spring planting season. Planning your garden during the winter and early spring can help you get a jump start […]
“The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.” ~Hanna Rion There is no doubt that human beings have become far removed from the natural world. It could be that this separation from nature is a root cause of many of society’s problems. When we deny ourselves access to the natural […]
Just because summer days are on their way out doesn’t mean the gardening has to end. In climates like mine on the Northern California coast, certain plants can be grown year-round. Through my experience growing organic veggies in a plot in my local community garden, I’m starting to learn the ins and outs of growing […]