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Tag Archives: growing your own
The Cutting Garden expands
The Cutting Garden began its life as rather an afterthought. The loader had scraped away soil to level the surface for the potager, using it to fill the low northeast corner so the Lady Cottage could sit level. This left … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cutting flowers, cutting garden, food for the soul, growing your own, Indiana gardening, potager, shasta daisy, yarrow 13 Comments
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
Posted in Seeding, Uncategorized Tagged growing space, growing your own, Indiana gardening, Indoor Growing, Potager, Seeding, seeds, sweet alyssum, transplanting 21 Comments
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
Six on Saturday: Jan 19
Winter has arrived again. It comes. It goes. The needed blanket of snow only lasted a couple of days before melting and exposing the plants to unneeded excess moisture and harsh winds…again. Right now, there’s freezing rain. It’s going … Continue reading