Seed Starting - Times For Vegetables

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Recommendations are for gardeners in Zone 5. Our last frost is anywhere from Late April to mid-May.  Onions – Onion seedlings must go into . . .

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Sow Those Seeds - Seed Starting Basics

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Last week’s post Get Your Stuff Together – Seed Starting Basics talked about the basic equipment needed to start seeds indoors. This week’s . . .

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Get Your Stuff Together - Seed Starting Basics

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I began to grow my own garden transplants over 40 years ago when I wanted to plant a large garden to feed my family . . .

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Testing Stored Seed for Viability

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Last January I wrote a post about testing your stored seeds for viability. I used paper towels and lots of plastic baggies. This year . . .

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Garden Daybook 1/17/14

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  Do you ask yourself “What am I supposed to eat?” while you push a cart around the grocery store and realize how far . . .

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Garden Daybook 1/9/14

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The cold, short days,  the silent nights, the snow, the frozen ground, the lack of exercise,  and most of all, the total lack . . .

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Garden Daybook 1/3/14

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IT”S SNOWING and it’s blowing! Winter has taken  northern Ohio by storm.  The garden has taken a deep breath, exhaled, and snuggled down . . .

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Dear Santa

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Dear Santa, As always I hope  that you and Mrs. Claus are in good health. I pray that you are able to stay warm . . .

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