Your seedlings may look like they are ready to go it on their own in your garden, but be kind, prepare them for the extremes of your garden with a process called ‘hardening off.’
It's possible to have a fine vegetable garden by buying young plants. But you will have a
much wider range of possibilities if you start your own plants from seeds indoors.
No place to dig a garden? You can still grow your own food!
There's a gardener in everyone just waiting to sprout. But how do you start?
If you're planning to a vegetable garden, the best place to plant may not be in the ground. It may be above ground.
Some gardeners are a little intimidated by the thought of
starting plants from seeds indoors under lights. But that doesn’t mean they can’t grow their
own plants from seed.
Growing from seed not only gives you a much larger selection of vegetables and flowers to choose from, it also lets you get a jump on the growing season by starting many plants indoors.
Did you grow your first vegetable garden last year? Was it all that you hoped for? Are you
planning to try again this year?