Posts tagged with: seeds

Tip #153: Seed Germination Factors

Seeds have an expiry date as they are living organisms (albeit in a dormant state), waiting for the right conditions to break their dormancy and start germinating and growing.

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February 13 2015, Genesis 1:29

We turn to the Bible for today’s gardening quotation

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July 25 2014

Gardening and happiness…

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Tip #107: Spring Garden Tips

Run through our checklist of tasks to get your garden off to a great start this spring.

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Tip #104: Cut Bindweed, Don’t Pull It Out

Bindweed is a tough weed that can take a lot of diligence and persistence in getting rid of. Continually cut it back and put a thick layer of mulch to keep it under control.

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Greenhouse Trip #2 Recap

Enjoy a taste of summer with a recap of our second greenhouse trip to start our tomato and basil seeds for the 2014 growing season

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5 More Things You Must Consider Before Starting and Edible Garden

Pests and animals, soil structure, seeds vs. transplants, long term planning, and previous use of land should also be considered before starting an edible garden

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Lifestyle Videos: Seeding

We’ve partnered with our friends at Lifestyle Videos to put together this video on direct seeding.

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February 21 2014, Barbara Winkler

Anticipating and awaiting spring…

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Tip #85: What Is Pelleted Seed?

Small seeds are sometimes encased in an inert material like clay to make planting easier, reduce thinning, and improve germination. Pelleted seed is best used the same year it is purchased.

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