Copyright (c) 2019 en-us Vegetable Gardener - "Seedlings" tag posts Vegetable Gardener - "Seedlings" tag posts Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:49:35 -0500 Vegetable Gardener - "Seedlings" tag posts Vegetable Gardener - "Seedlings" tag posts <![CDATA[8 Reasons to Plant Vegetable Starts Instead of Seeds]]> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:41:01 -0500 8 Reasons to Plant Vegetable Starts Instead of Seeds Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Plant starts are not cheap when compared to seed packets, but they can be well worth it! ]]>
<![CDATA[Keep Your Seedlings Warm With A Holiday Light Heated Low Tunnel]]> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:06:42 -0500 Keep Your Seedlings Warm With A Holiday Light Heated Low Tunnel Posted by yourownvictorygarden
Don’t put away your holiday lights away just yet! You can repurpose them to keep your seedlings warm. In this project, I 'take it outside’ and combine the lighted board with a frost cloth-covered low tunnel. The two will provide great protection from cold days and freezing nights. ]]>
<![CDATA[Spring Gardening in California]]> Wed, 30 Mar 2011 16:37:11 -0500 Spring Gardening in California Posted by cookinwithherbs
I'm on the road again and one of my last stops was at Renee Shepherd's home and gardens, where my friend Carolyn Dille and I enjoyed a lovely lunch and a tour of Renee's impressive gardens. ]]>
<![CDATA[DIY PVC Grow Light Stand]]> Sun, 09 Jan 2011 20:42:18 -0500 DIY PVC Grow Light Stand Posted by yourownvictorygarden
Here's a grow light stand your seedlings and wallet will appreciate. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Time to Sow]]> Fri, 05 Mar 2010 14:55:55 -0500 A Time to Sow Posted by cookinwithherbs
It is March here in Maryland and we still have about 20 inches of snow on the ground. Folks around here are having serious cabin fever. I am getting ready to haul out the flats and potting medium in my greenhouse and start a few flats of green growing things to shake off the drears and dulls of winter! ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Transplant Seedlings]]> Fri, 19 Feb 2010 08:50:00 -0500 Video: How to Transplant Seedlings Posted by JMTaylor
This video will show you how to transplant your young seedlings to the garden or larger containers.Related video: How to Start SeedsFor links to articles, blog posts, and videos on starting vegetable... ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Start Seeds]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2010 17:16:21 -0500 Video: How to Start Seeds Posted by JMTaylor
This video will show you how to start plants from seeds successfully. Seed starting is easy, and I used this method to grow several thousand plants lasts year.Related video: How to Transplant... ]]>
<![CDATA[Grow Lettuce from Seed]]> Wed, 11 Nov 2009 10:30:00 -0500 Grow Lettuce from Seed Posted by Ruth
There are many, many lettuces to choose from, way beyond what you can buy at the grocery. And here's good news: the "exotic" varieties are way easier to grow, and way more nutritious and colorful, than that old standby, iceberg. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Direct Sowing Vegetable Seeds]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2009 08:50:00 -0500 Video: Direct Sowing Vegetable Seeds Posted by VegetableGardener
Some seeds prefer to be sown outside directly into the ground, rather than being started indoors. There are two different methods you can use when you’re directly sowing seeds into the garden: the hill method, and the trough method. The method you use will depend on what type of seed you’re sowing. Check the back of your seed packet if you’re not sure which method to use. ]]>
<![CDATA[Frugal Seed Starting Trays]]> Fri, 08 May 2009 11:16:34 -0500 Frugal Seed Starting Trays Posted by girlyandgreen
Using egg cartons to start your seeds will save you money and will help get your garden off to a great start. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Make Pots from Recycled Newspaper!]]> Tue, 05 May 2009 02:55:00 -0500 Video: Make Pots from Recycled Newspaper! Posted by TheGardenGirl
At my farm, I transplant my veggie seedlings into pots made from old newspapers. It's a great way to save money, and it's so easy to do I have my nine-year-old show you how! ]]>
<![CDATA[Seed Starting in Speedling Trays]]> Sun, 05 Apr 2009 13:40:00 -0500 Seed Starting in Speedling Trays Posted by KitchenGardenerMag
A Master Gardener explains how to use these innovative Styrofoam containers with pyramid-shaped cells. ]]>
<![CDATA[Get Those Seedlings in the Ground]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2009 15:55:00 -0500 Get Those Seedlings in the Ground Posted by KitchenGardenerMag
Whether you raise them yourself or buy them, help ease the way for tender young plants. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: A Simple Way to Start Seeds Indoors]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2009 10:25:00 -0500 Video: A Simple Way to Start Seeds Indoors Posted by Ruth
If you live in a cold climate, you may need to get a head start on crops that take a long time to mature, such as tomatoes and peppers, by starting seeds indoors in late winter. This video shows you how. ]]>
<![CDATA[My Light Setup for Seedlings]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2009 15:10:00 -0500 My Light Setup for Seedlings Posted by Ruth
One of the sure signs of spring at my house is setting up the light stand. ]]>
<![CDATA[It's time to start planning]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2009 12:05:00 -0500 It's time to start planning Posted by Kate_Frank
The experts recommend keeping good records. I think I can handle that. ]]>
<![CDATA[Soil-Block Your Seeds]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2009 04:50:00 -0500 Soil-Block Your Seeds Posted by KitchenGardenerMag
A nifty tool plus the right soil mix equals a bounty of seedlings. Using a soil blocker has a lot of advantages. Organic farmer Tina Fraser tells what they are how to use one. ]]>
<![CDATA[Seed Starting Strategies]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2009 07:55:00 -0500 Seed Starting Strategies Posted by KitchenGardenerMag
If you get the basics right, you can have your pick of healthy seedlings. From seed-starting supplies to transplanting outdoors, here is all the info you need to get your seedlings off to a great start. ]]>
<![CDATA[Thin Plants for a Healthy Crop]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2009 13:55:00 -0500 Thin Plants for a Healthy Crop Posted by KitchenGardenerMag
To get the best crop, most vegetables sown directly into the soil wil need thinning, and the methods vary with the plant. ]]>
<![CDATA[Give Your Cold Frame a Warm Bed]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2008 10:50:31 -0500 Give Your Cold Frame a Warm Bed Posted by KitchenGardenerMag
Easy-to-install electric cable beats the worst of winter. ]]>