The last few months have been a whirlwind of activity for my family. Homeschool plays, recitals, and the basic ins and outs of life delayed my gardening a bit this year. But I did get my seeds and plants in the ground last month, and things are finally getting green in the garden. Here's what's… Continue reading Better Late Than Never…
The seedlings (or sproutlings, as my son calls them) have grown quite a bit even since these pics were taken, but here is a little gallery of how things were looking in the garden a week or so ago.
I recently "potted up" all my seedlings, and this year I tried something new - newspaper pots! The little wood tool I used to form the pots is available at many garden centers, and it's also available at Amazon and Gardener's Supply. After a little experimenting, I discovered it's best to cut the newspaper just a tiny bit… Continue reading Newspaper Pots!
I started my seeds a little differently this year. For the past two years, I planted seeds on a very small scale, using just a few peat pots and a homemade light hut. Well, this year, an unexpected gift from my gardening mentor (otherwise known as my dad) gave me the push I needed to… Continue reading Seed Starting…2013 Edition
Kale wins the prize for first seeds sprouted! I wonder who will be next?