Seed starting mix can make or break your seedlings. I tested the top OMRI-listed products & was surprised by the result. Read this to learn which one performed best.
Hoop House Kits
Read this comparison of three hoop house kits from leading online greenhouse vendors … including the one I purchased and have been using for three years.
10 Tips for Better Vegetable Seed Starting
How to get better seedlings. You may be a seed starting expert, but are you practicing all 10 of these tips? Maybe your just starting out. I’ve have had 10 years of experience. Here’s what I’ve learned.
How to Sterilize Potting Soil
Store bought potting soil sellers have sterilized their soil to kill the bugs in it. You probably don’t want bugs crawling out of your plants and around your house. You can make unlimited amounts of sterile potting soil with this recipe and a gas grill.
Soil Block Makers Vs. Paper Pots
Two thrifty and eco-friendly ways to hold the soil when starting seeds indoors are soil blocks and paper pots. Read this comparison of the two methods.
Fish Water for Plants
Using fish water for plants is an unusual, smart and easy way to make fast acting fertilizer for the home garden. Fish water makes great fertilizer!
Get Rid of Gnats
A few fungus gnats on vegetable seedlings may seem harmless, but the larvae could be eating the roots. Beneficial nematodes, Neem oil and sticky traps work for getting rid of gnats.
Grow Cucumbers in a Hoop House
Why grow cucumbers in a hoop house? There are two main reasons: First, cucumbers are heat loving plants, and a hoop house lets you plant sooner and grow longer than growing outside. Second …
Strawberries plants stop giving in the 4th & 5th years. Transplanting daughter strawberry plants can let you continue to harvest after the original plants stop giving.
How to Compost Faster
Read this article for an easy how to compost faster plan. It shows you how to keep the varmints out of your pile and speed decomposition at the same time.
Saving Green Bean Seeds
Saving green bean seeds is easy. Here is my method: Select your best plants. Mark the seed growing plants & wait. Pick the mature pods. Make sure they are crunchy. Learn more.
Grasscycling and Composting Grass Clippings
We have enough in our landfills already. Composting grass is so easy, and it’s a great way to feed your soil and ultimately your plants.
Neptune’s Harvest Fertilizer Product Review
I’ve been using Neptune’s Harvest Liquid Fertilizer for 10+ years. So I can tell you without a doubt, it provides a fast acting boost for your plants. Here’s my review of the product.