Category Archives: Seeding

Seventh Seeding

After a much-too brief flirtation with the idea of spring, winter is back.  It’s snowing big flakes and has added another half an inch just since my return to the house.  We won’t be seeing any green outdoors for St. … Continue reading

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Why I seed in flats….

Recently someone asked why I seed in flats when I could seed directly into peat pots or some other individual container, thus saving hours of transplanting.  That’s a great question that deserves a thoughtful answer.  The easiest answer is “That’s … Continue reading

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Thunderstorms & the 6th Seeding

The surprising addition of thunderstorms Sunday evening and throughout much of the night postponed any outdoor work yet again.  After that, strong, strong winds have rattled the windows and set the tree branches to clicking together like a beginning drum … Continue reading

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Seeding #5: cancelled!

  The 5th round of seeding was scheduled to take place on March 1st, but an assessment of the remaining basement space and the upcoming forecast resulted in a cancellation! March 1st was a beautiful, calm, and SUNNY day to … Continue reading

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4th Seeding for 2019

Winter continues here in north central Indiana, with a lousy ten-day forecast ahead, but the seeding remains on schedule with the hope that Spring will come at some point, hopefully sooner than later, and that it will linger far longer … Continue reading

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It’s SOW exciting!

  It’s time to do the third round of indoor seeding for the 2019 season!  I’ll admit, the first round (shown above 8 days after seeding) was a “not really motivated, not ready for the commitment, but know I’ll be … Continue reading

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Second Seeding

  It’s February!  The long, long, “always feels the longest” month of January is finally behind us, with its sub-zero temps, blustery winds, freezing rains and lack of insulating snow blanket.  Hopefully February will be a sweet month!   It’s … Continue reading

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