tag: seed-starting

showing 1 - 20 of 28 posts
 1 2  
Sort By:



Subscribe to RSS feed
Soil Blocks Simplify Seed Starting

Soil Blocks Simplify Seed Starting

If you’ve given up on seed starting, you might try using soil blocks this season. This seed-starting method can help improve your chances for vegetable gardening success.

view details view details
Keep Your Seedlings Warm With A Holiday Light Heated Low Tunnel

Keep Your Seedlings Warm With A Holiday Light Heated Low Tunnel

19 comments

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.

view details view details
Straw Bale Gardening (Part II)

Straw Bale Gardening (Part II)

1 comment

After having success with my first straw bale, it was time to start seeds in them.

view details view details
Gardeners, Start Your Seed Search! (Updated)

Gardeners, Start Your Seed Search! (Updated)

Helpful ways to make the most of your seed catalogs, and getting seeds in general.

view details view details
Get Ready To Start Your Own Seeds

Get Ready To Start Your Own Seeds

It's time to prepare for next year's seed starting projects. After all, getting ready is (almost) half the fun.

view details view details
Make Your Own Seed Bombs

Make Your Own Seed Bombs

Seed bombs are easy-to-make and allow you to "throw" away your seeds.

view details view details
 Make Your Own Seed Tape

Make Your Own Seed Tape

4 comments

Making your own seed tape can save you time, ensures your plants are spaced out correctly, and is a great "rainy day" project for kids.

view details view details
Dos and Donts of Seed Swapping

Do's and Don'ts of Seed Swapping

It is a great time of year to start getting your seeds together and begin planning out your garden. I say seeds, because we all know how expensive plants are, so starting your own plants from seed is...

view details view details
Seed Starting 202 - Preparing Seedlings For Outdoors

Seed Starting 202 - Preparing Seedlings For Outdoors

This video explains how to harden off your transplants and prepare them for outdoor conditions.

view details view details
Seed Starting 101 - Part V

Seed Starting 101 - Part V

1 comment

This video compares using seed starting mix with or without compost, and how it affects absorption and drainage.

view details view details
Seed Starting 101 - Part IV

Seed Starting 101 - Part IV

This video shows you how to protect your seedlings from cutworms, and cool tips on watering and marking your plant labels.

view details view details
Seed Starting 101 - Part III

Seed Starting 101 - Part III

This video shows you how to plant and water your seeds, labeling the markers, and the "moisture meter".

view details view details
Seed Starting 101 - Part II

Seed Starting 101 - Part II

This video continues the list of what you need to start your own seeds, and then shows you how to prepare the soil for planting.

view details view details
Seed Starting 101 - Part I

Seed Starting 101 - Part I

1 comment

This video explains the advantages of starting your own seeds, and goes over what you’ll need.

view details view details
A Young Mans First Garden

A Young Man's First Garden

7 comments

My first experience as a gardening teacher and mentor to a young man.

view details view details
Growums - Garden Starter Kits For Kids

Growums - Garden Starter Kits For Kids

3 comments

Growums gardening kits make it simple for children to start a fun and easy- to-grow vegetable or herb garden.

view details view details
Indoor Seed Starting Materials List, Part II

Indoor Seed Starting Materials List, Part II

Here are more items that will make your indoor seed-starting more successful.

view details view details
DIY Heat Mat Speeds Seed Starting

DIY Heat Mat Speeds Seed Starting

25 comments

This festive lighted heat mat will help warm your seeds. It's inexpensive to build, and it can be sized to suit your seed flats.

view details view details
DIY Self-Watering Transplant Tray

DIY Self-Watering Transplant Tray

3 comments

This system will save you a lot of time watering your transplants.

view details view details
Watering Your Seed(ling)s

Watering Your Seed(ling)s

17 comments

There are basically three methods ror watering your seeds (or your seedlings).

view details view details

showing 1 - 20 of 28 posts
 1 2