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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 its lucky inhabitants. The secret …

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Heirloom Tomatoes

Saving Heirloom Tomato Seeds

Forget seed catalogs, I’m shopping for my tomatoes at the farmer’s market. Walking through the colorful displays of produce at my local farmer’s market, I’m brimming with anticipation for the next gardening year. The heirloom tomatoes that I pick out today—given they pass the all-important taste test—will be the garden bounty of my future. Saving heirloom tomato seeds brings back those …

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Soil Block Seedings

These Easy & Economical Soil Blocks Will Change How You Garden

Starting plants from seeds is a fantastic way to save money on gardening while opening up a wide array of crop varietal options that are unavailable to purchase as seedlings. Smart gardeners know that seed starting must be done with care to produce robust seedlings that are resistant to pests and transplant shock. You can find a number of different …

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Sprouted Bean Seeds In Plastis Pots Supersowsunday

The Ultimate Seed Starting Guide

If you are hoping to sow seeds early in the season, and start your garden truly from scratch, then I have put together a guide covering the many essential posts from the Garden Therapy Seed Starting Series. You will find all that you need in this seed starting guide to start a vegetable, herb, or flower garden from seed. From the basics for beginners …

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Umbrella Greenhouses Growing Lettuce

Seed Starting in Mini Greenhouses

No greenhouse? No problem! Even small-space dwellers can start seeds outdoors with a few tips and these clever umbrella mini greenhouses. This project is just one in the Seed Starting Series here on Garden Therapy. Check out all the projects and advice as you plan your garden this year. A great place to start is the Ultimate Seed Starting Guide. Find Your Container …

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Heirloom Tomatoes

Starting Veggie Seeds: Root Vegetables and Heat-Lovers

One of the most rewarding ways to grow your own vegetables is to start them from seed, plus it’s a great educational experience for kids big and small. Root veggies like carrots, beets and radishes do the best when planted directly in the soil where they will grow as they have a delicate taproot that doesn’t like to be moved. Other garden …

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