Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Looking for an easy weekend project to get ready for seed starting? Make your own paper pulp starter pots!
200 lettuce plants in one raised bed?! No problem! It all starts with a plan! Check out my garden plan and the factors I considered when planning for a bountiful harvest and organic pest prevention.
Your seedlings are growing well and will soon need a new home, i.e., a bigger pot. Here is how you repot with minimal trauma.
So you've planted your seeds and the first leaves have appeared. They are most likely two nice, round leaves. These are the 'seed leaves'. After you have two or three true leaves, you need to pinch off the seed leaves.
Recycle newspaper into no-cost seedling starter pots.
Seed-starting basics for people who want to grow their own tomatoes and other delicious vegetables in the garden (or a condiment bucket on the balcony) this summer.