Growing Green, Seed Starting

Free Shipping on Seeds with Botanical Interests!

Hey all! Even though the outside currently looks like an early scene from Narnia,   I am beginning to think of spring and flowers and wonderful, beautiful, yummy things.  After all, Super Sow Sunday (For those who do not care AT ALL about Superbowl, except maybe the food.  And the commercials.) has officially come and… Read More Free Shipping on Seeds with Botanical Interests!

Cooking Side Dishes, Garden Bounty, Growing Green, Harvest

Red and Golden Beets and Greens

The first of our harvest is starting to trickle in. Red and golden beets were on the menu tonight! This year has been a rough one for me in the garden world. My motivation to garden just hasn’t been there this year. I didn’t start my seeds exactly on time, I didn’t fertilize the raised… Read More Red and Golden Beets and Greens

Growing Green, Seed Starting, Uncategorized

Spring Planting

I haven’t posted in almost a year.  It has been a rough year for planting.  Last winter, on the 24th day of January, I started onion starts, lettuces, artichokes, and kohlrabi.  On the first day of February, I started about 50 tomato plants.  On February 16, I started about 50 more.  Early February I also… Read More Spring Planting

Growing Green, Seed Starting, Uncategorized

Trench Planting Tomatoes

Last year I tried a new-to-me method for my tomato starts.  Unfortunately, I moved and didn’t get so see the results of my experiment.  This method has been recommended for either those who want to grow really strong tomato plants or those who end up with very leggy tomato starts.  It is a method that… Read More Trench Planting Tomatoes

Community Garden, Growing Green, Harvest, Uncategorized

Over-Wintering Beets

Yeah, I told you I would keep you posted.  I totally didn’t eat the over-wintered beets.  I was worried that something might be wrong with them.  I probably should have.  I’ll bet they were fine.  So, sorry about that.  I will stick to trying to eat all the beets in the season in which they… Read More Over-Wintering Beets

Growing Green, Seed Starting

The Hazards of Seed Starting – Dampening Off

Ok.  I planted my tomato and pepper starts.  Done.  They look so awesome all lined up in a row.  I am trying them in the small growing cells this year.  But I am planning on transplanting as they get bigger and outgrow their little cells. Everything was looking good.  I went to put them under… Read More The Hazards of Seed Starting – Dampening Off