Category Archive: Growing From Seed

Spring Planting? Plant A Seed With A Kiddo!

You’re a gardener, yes?  But are you also a parent or grandparent?  If so, why not involve any kiddos in your life in a wee bit of gardening this season.  After all,  we… Continue reading

You Can Still Go For The Garlic!

I know it’s November and the leaves have fallen… Winter is so close that you can literally feel it getting closer each day. But you don’t have to let all of your planting… Continue reading

‘First Cuts’ From the Garden

Last weekend the weather was beautiful and the weekend was even more beautiful because we enjoyed the ‘first cuts’ from the garden. Fresh greens…tender, light and so delicious. Some of Johnny Scheepers Kitchen Garden… Continue reading

Seedy Ideas….

It’s time. Time to start the forward motion for a gorgeous and productive garden in 2012. First up, is selecting seeds. I’ve been browsing the offerings from my favorite suppliers as well as… Continue reading

Let the Bells of Ireland Sing!

Ever mistaken a desired flower for a weed?  I have a bit of a story to tell regarding  Moluccella laevis a.k.a. ‘Bells of Ireland’.  Just in case you are not familiar with ‘Bells… Continue reading

Need to HO or PU?

Remember the seeds we labored over a few weeks back…the ones started inside to get a head start on the growing season.  Well, if all has been growing well  it is probably time… Continue reading

Make some magic…plant peas with pals

Gardening with children is both fun and rewarding!  I have noticed many children have a fascination with ‘magic seeds’ (er… beans anyway) and planting seeds to grow their very own apple, cherry, whatever-they-love-to-eat… Continue reading

Plant Some Poppies Today!

Do you want to work in your garden but the weather is not cooperating just yet?  Well, here’s something you can do that is easy and quick and will have big reward in… Continue reading