Gear up for Spring Planting

Gear Up for Spring Planting

While spring is still a few months off, spring planting season (for me at least) is just around the corner: February 15 signals the start of the cool weather growing season for my area. I have spent the past few weeks taking inventory of my seed supply, perusing seed catalogs, and making a list of what I need to get our garden started. If you are as eager as I am to get started with your gardening, here are a few things you can be doing now in spite of it still being January.

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How to Grow your Own Transplants

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When I was a new gardener home grown transplants intimidated me. It seemed be complicated and unnecessary, considering the fact I could just go out and buy them. But then I got more interested in heirloom varieties and organic practices, and found that starting my own plants gave more variety than anything I could find at the local nursery. Not to mention how I have complete control over using fertilizers and pest control — or not. Today I’m sharing my tips over at Gnowfglins. I’d love to have you drop by and share yours as well!

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