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Indoor Seed Starting Materials List

Indoor Seed Starting Materials List

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For those of us living in a region that has rather mild winters, the seed starting party is only 4-5 weeks away. For some it's a little farther out. But make no mistake, it's going to be here before you know it.

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Get Ready for Seeding Season

Get Ready for Seeding Season

How many leftover seed packets do you have lying around? Here are six ways to make sure you plant only the seeds you need.

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DIY Heat Mat Speeds Seed Starting

DIY Heat Mat Speeds Seed Starting

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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.

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QUESTION: Sources for onions

QUESTION: Sources for onions

Hi,      I would like to buy two packages each of two onion varieties and can not find any for "Italian Torpedo Onions" and "Walla Walla Sweet Onions".      Do...

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Be A Smart Gardener

Be A Smart Gardener

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SmartGardener.com is a great online tool that enables gardeners to easily plan, manage, inform and share their gardens.

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Seed Viability Test

Seed Viability Test

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Here's a simple test to see if your seeds are ready to plant.

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QUESTION: What can I do for the mold growing on top of my starters?

QUESTION: What can I do for the mold growing on top of my starters?

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I purchased one of those "mini greenhouses" with a watering tray below, a mat that soaks up water as they need it, and it had those little dirt growing capsules so all I did was add the seeds and...

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Mid-Winter Musings

Mid-Winter Musings

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For those of us who live in cold climates, we figure out our own ways to get through the winter, until the spring gardening season arrives.

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Happy 200th Anniversary Comstock Seeds!

Happy 200th Anniversary Comstock Seeds!

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The 2011 seed catalog celebrates the 200th anniversary of Comstock, Ferre & Co., the oldest seed company in New England. The catalog features beautiful old photos and illustrations from the company’s antique seed packets.

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Tomato Lovers Need This Catalog

Tomato Lovers Need This Catalog

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The Tomato Growers Supply Company catalog offers a tomato to suit every gardener’s taste.

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Gardeners, Start Your Seed Search!

Gardeners, Start Your Seed Search!

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Now's the time to order those Winter and Spring seed catalogs.

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DIY Seed Packet Storage Box

DIY Seed Packet Storage Box

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Here's a great way to organize your seed packets by the month. It's a great improvement over the "shoebox" method.

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DIY Plant Spacer

DIY Plant Spacer

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Here's a simple and effective tool to space your transplants evenly in your raised bed

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Canned Vegetable Seeds a Thrifty Idea

Canned Vegetable Seeds a Thrifty Idea

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One-gallon cans of jumbo-sized packets of garden seeds can be a thrifty alternative for home gardeners who plant large gardens. Each large can contains 16 different veggie favorites and gives new meaning to “canned vegetables.”

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Video: How to Start Seeds

Video: How to Start Seeds

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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...

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Cute Plant Names

Cute Plant Names

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As you work your way through the new crop of seed catalogs, have you found any amusing plant names? I have...

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New Seeds for a New Season

New Seeds for a New Season

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When temperatures are in the teens and snow is swirling outside, what can a gardener do? Grab a seed catalog and order seeds, of course.

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The Anatomy of a Seed Packet

The Anatomy of a Seed Packet

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Understanding the information on your seed packets is crucial for a successful crop.

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Renees Garden Offers Personal Touch

Renee's Garden Offers Personal Touch

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Renee Shepherd, founder of Renee’s Garden, goes to extraordinary lengths to offer gardeners high-quality vegetable, flower and herb seeds. She selects easy-to-grow varieties, tests them in her own trial garden and writes detailed instructions for planting and growing.

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Video: The Indoor Vegetable Garden, Part 2

Video: The Indoor Vegetable Garden, Part 2

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In the second installment of my Indoor Vegetable Gardening Series I plant the seeds! Watch to see the different vegetables I am starting.

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