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.
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.
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.
I’ve been using tumbling or rotating compost bins for over 10 years. There are advantages and disadvantages to a tumbler over a compost pile on the ground. This is what I know …
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.
A seed starting mix recipe can have a number of ingredients. Each ingredient will affect your mix & your plants. Learn how to get the best seedlings.
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 …
Here’s an easy, fast way to assemble an indoor seed starting light stand that doesn’t cost much money. This article includes a complete parts list to get you started.
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.
Measure soil temperature with a soil thermometer to decide when to transplant vegetable seedlings. Plant too soon and you could damage your plants.
How to get better seedlings. You many 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.
Besides protecting plants from wind or cold, building up cutin is another good reason for hardening off seedlings before transplanting in your garden. To do this you have to get seedlings used to the outdoors slowly.
Cold frame kits make it easy to extend the growing season. Here’s a detailed review of the one I bought plus 2 others I considered. There’s also a FAQ section to answer any questions that you have.