OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) is a great resource for backyard food growers who want to grow the best food possible. Backyard gardeners don’t have to worry about if it is organic when they use OMRI Listed products.
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.
Starting a batch of vegetable seedlings in the heat of summer is a little unusual. But there are a number of reasons why it can improve your fall vegetable garden.
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.
Measure soil temperature with a soil thermometer to decide when to transplant vegetable seedlings. Plant too soon and you could damage your plants.
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.