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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.
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.
I’m embarrassed to admit it, but I had no idea what made ‘heirloom’ seeds special (I just thought they were fancy tomatoes). It turns out, most of the commercially available seeds sold at big box hardware and grocery stores are infertile. They’re designed to be infertile so that you – budding farmer that you are – won’t be able to breed your own seeds and grow your own farm. That’s where heirloom seeds come in!
Yet again, I came across an alarming headline: 9 Agriculture Stocks to Profit from Global Food Shortage Really? It must be a satire, I thought. But sadly, no. The website valuestockguide.com has posted a no-joke analysis of how to profit from the tragic global food shortage. The article suggests that companies dealing in fertilizers, grains/trading, seeds/chemicals, and […]
Even if you live in a snowglobe, you know spring is knocking on the door. It’s time to plan — and plant — your 2013 garden. Want to know the best seeds to buy?
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. For me, it’s the trickiest. So when I had the opportunity to review a new line of snacks from a company named Gravelnuts, I snagged it. A couple of weeks later, a lovely bag of samples arrived at my door.
You don’t need to be an expert gardener to participate in a seed swap. All you need is some saved seeds and the willingness to share them, and get free seeds in return!
If you don’t let your edible garden flower and make seeds you are missing out on some great perks…
Using a cold frame is a fantastic low-tech way to start your seeds for a summer vegetable garden. Even if you have a long growing season, you’ll have your yummy veggies on the table earlier in the summer than if you wait to sow your seeds directly in the soil.
Heirloom seeds offer small links to our past that can feed us today. Their proven track record can help us grow safer, better tasting, chemical-free fruits and vegetables while we’re trying to be self-sufficient and a friend to Mother Nature.
There are lots of reasons for learning how to grow seeds, but my top reason is that I enjoy it: seeds are beautiful and mysterious and I love the process of nurturing them through their stages of growth. It’s magical to propagate your favorite seeds successfully for generations! Just give it a try…