Category Archive for: ‘Seed Starting’

Kale And Cucumber Seedlings Growing Under Lights Medium

Grow Light Shelving for Seed Starting Indoors

If you have been following along on the Seed Starting Series, your seeds will have been planted in homemade starters or store bought containers and germinated.  Those baby plants may not be ready to hit the harsh outdoors yet but they do need to have enough light.  This weekend project will help you fashion your very own indoor grow op …

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Cucumber Seedling In Coconut Fiber Peat Seed Pot Starter1

Seed Starting Containers: The Real Dirt – Part 2

This the fourth post in the Seed Starting Series.  Please have a read of the other posts starting with Seed Starting 101 for the basics, Seed Starting Containers: The Real Dirt – Part 1 for many ideas on making your own homemade containers, and Seed Starting with Mini Greenhouses on how to get outdoor seeds a great start earlier. Part 2 …

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Sunflower Sprouts DAY 7 From How To Grow Sunflower Microgreens

Wait Until You See These Time Lapse Photos of Sunflower Micro Greens Growing!

Sunflower micro greens are deliciously nutty with the flavor of raw sunflower seeds but with the texture of spinach.  They are easy to grow in just about any container you can find around the house. I like clear plastic salad mix boxes, which are food safe and easily available. But the real magic comes from watching the salad box fill with fresh greens in …

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home grown vegetables

Seed Starting 101

Are you planning to start a garden this year? Congratulations! It’s a big deal! Whether you are a seasoned gardener or a beginner, growing a garden is good for everybody. It feeds the soul and the soil, and can even feed your family. Organic gardens are as good for the earth as they are for it’s lucky inhabitants. The secret …

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Broccoli And Radish Sprouts

Gardening for Your Kitchen Table: Sprouts

Needless to say, many of us in cold climates are lacking nutrients in the winter.  Fresh vegetables aren’t growing in our gardens anymore, our pantry and freezers are emptying of the previous year’s harvest and we are resorting (ugh!) to buying our fresh produce shipped in from warmer climates.  That combined with the gardening itch that starts ramping up after …

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