Tag Archives: seed starting

How To Plan A Garden Part 2: To Sow or Not to Sow?

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I am often asked if it is better to start seeds indoors and transplant them later or to sow seeds outdoors directly into the garden. And what about just skipping seed starting all together and purchasing transplants from a local farmer or garden center? Which is better? Where should I start? Indeed! The uncertainties of […]

What to Put in a Garden Journal

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Garden Tower Project > seed starting

Keeping a garden journal is a beautiful blend of art and science. It is a testament to your garden and a notebook of learning accomplished throughout your growing year. What you put into a journal makes it incredibly useful for years to come, as it creates a kind of almanac specific to your location. Tracking […]

Fall-ing in Love With Your Garden Tower All Over Again

Hilltop Tomato Harvest
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It’s the height of summer heat. Believe it or not, it’s time to get your fall garden under way. July is the month to plan your fall and winter gardens, start seeds, or obtain young starts. It’s a good idea to use transplants if you live in very hot or cold zones. If you’re the […]

Summer Gardening Tips

Beautiful Nasturtium
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The summer solstice marked the official start of summer and your spring peas are done and looking a little brown. The lettuce is getting lanky and bitter. You’ve nibbled the kale down to nubs. Now what? Year-round harvest means rotating plants in and out of your garden. Late spring and early summer good times to […]

Key Strategies to Keep Your Seeds on Track

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Spring has sprung and its high time for seedlings to be in their trays. Will they sprout? Are they planted too early? Too late? Are there enough? Too many? When do they need water? When should they be transplanted? Where should the seeds come from? What to Plant Plant what you like to eat! Plant […]