Category Archive: Seed starting

Being Versatile

I am so pleased to share I’ve been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award! The kind and creative Elaine from rainyleaf.com thoughtfully nominated my blog for it’s very first award. Thank-you Elaine! I… 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

Great Gardening Weekend Satisfies the Soul

Wonderful weather can make a great gardening weekend!  Of course, there are lots of fun things to do during nice weather but this weekend was very productive in the garden.  I think because… Continue reading

This Mother’s Day was for Seizing the Moment and the Helpers

Mother’s Day! What a grand holiday  for mothers that are also gardeners!  For it is without a doubt the best day of the year to recruit “garden helpers.”  It is a day where… 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

Seed Starting – Tips and Techniques (Part III)

It’s been a week since I’ve written about seed starting basics and hopefully you’ve enjoyed some successful growing endeavors and seeds have begun to sprout!  If so, you probably noticed some seeds germinating… 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

Seed starting – tips and techniques for great results (II)

You’re Back!  Super!  In this post, I’ll share my thoughts on seed starting equipment and seed planting.  First the equipment.  There are two primary pieces of equipment needed for successful seed starting/growing.  Shop… Continue reading

Seed Starting…tips and techniques for great results

I attended the Idaho Spring horticultural symposium here in Boise a couple of weeks ago and was particularly inspired by Willi Galloway of digginfood.com.  She gave a presentation on seed starting and it… Continue reading