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

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