Choosing The Best Soil For Winter Sowing
Using the right type of soil for winter sowing is very important in order for the seeds to grow. The soil will compact over the long winter months. If you use the wrong type (like topsoil, cheap dirt, garden soil, or fill dirt), it will likely turn into a hard block by spring, making it impossible for the seeds to germinate. Avoid the frustration by learning exactly which kinds of soil are the best for winter sowing. You’ll also learn which ones to avoid, and why. #wintersowing #gardening
17 Easiest Seeds To Direct Sow
Some seeds will grow better when sown outside; others are easier to grow indoors. Here's a list of seeds to start indoors -vs- in the garden.
When To Start Seeds Indoors: How To Figure Out What To Plant When
Figuring out when to start seeds indoors is difficult, especially when you’re new to seed starting. In this post I will show you exactly how to figure out when to start planting seeds, and help you create your own personal seed planting schedule.
How To Harvest Butterfly Weed Seeds
Do you want to attract butterflies to your garden every year? Rather than spend lots of money at the garden center, collect the seeds from your butterfly weed plants! I will guide you through when and how to gather the delicate seed pods from these colorful flowers without losing all the seed to the wind. Learn how to dry and store the butterfly weed seeds with these handy suggestions for containers that will keep them safe until next spring.
When To Start Winter Sowing Your Seeds
Winter sowing schedules are different for everyone. Learn exactly when to start winter sowing, how to know if it's too late, and when it's time to stop.
10 Common Seed Starting Mistakes to Avoid This Year - Creative Vegetable Gardener
If you love the excitement of growing your own plants at home, but have mixed success, you might be making some of these common mistakes of seed starting.
How To Prepare Containers For Winter Sowing
Preparing winter sowing containers is easy, but it does take some time. Learn exactly how to do it, and get tips that will help you get the job done faster.
Starting Seeds Indoors: Tips For Growing Seeds Indoors For Beginners
Starting seeds is much cheaper than buying plants, but it can be tricky. Here are tips for starting seeds indoors, and jump-starting your garden.
My Seed Storage Containers
Trying to find a creative, practical method of storing seeds can be a major challenge. Sure shoeboxes work, but they aren’t very tidy. Envelopes are also an option but are difficult to organize. What are the best seed storage containers? If you’ve experienced frustration with your seed collection, I am here to share a little gem with you. #homesteading #backyard #backyardfarm #hobbyfarm #farm #DIY #farmlife #chickens #eggs #egg Gardening
DIY Soil Block Maker • The Prairie Homestead
I’ve been hearing some buzz lately… …about these handy-dandy soil block thingies that people are using to start their seeds. I’ve been pretty loyal to my nifty little newspaper pots for a while now, but being the nosy curious homesteader that I am, I just had to check out these new pots on the block. […]
Winter Sowing Questions & Answers (FAQs)
If you’re looking for answers to your winter sowing questions, you’ll find them in this detailed list of FAQs. It answers common questions like how many seeds to plant, where to put the containers, what to do if it snows or freezes, watering the seeds, timing of germination, caring for WS seedlings, when to remove the lids, and much, much more! Includes tons of other resources to help you learn to winter sow: from how and when to start, to soil, seeds, containers...etc! #wintersowing…
How To Collect Lavender Seeds From Your Garden
If you want to learn how to harvest lavender seeds, you are in the right place. By gathering the seeds from these fragrant purple flowers, you can increase the number of plants in your own yard, or give personal gifts without ever going to the garden center. Learn how to tell when lavender seeds are ready to harvest, how to collect them, and how to dry and store them. Pick up all the tips on what needs to happen so that they will germinate successfully.
How To Grow An Avocado Tree From Seed
Did you know that you can grow an avocado tree from the fruit that you buy at any grocery store? Growing the pit in water or soil is fun! They make a great indoor houseplant or outdoor plant, and it’s a good DIY experiment for kids. To grow your own, all you need is the pit from a ripe avocado, and a handful of around-the-house items. Learn how to grow an avocado tree from seed with these detailed step-by-step instructions. Plus get tips for seedling care and planting. #seedstarting…
Choosing The Best Soil For Winter Sowing
It's super important to use the best type of soil, especially when it comes to winter sowing seeds. If you don't, then you may end up with lots of heartache and wasted effort. So many newbies make the mistake of using the wrong kind, like garden soil, cheap dirt, or used potting soil, and end up with nothing after all their hard work. It's a common mistake, but an easy one to avoid. Learn exactly what type of winter sowing soil to use, and also which ones to avoid. #wintersowing #gardening
How to Make Seed Bombs with Recycled Paper | Joybilee® Farm | DIY | Herbs | Gardening |
Whether you are guerilla gardening or gardening with children, these seed bombs made from recycled paper will inspire your imagination.