Thursday, February 28, 2013

6 Steps to Starting Seeds (and tips from a pro)

It is killing you.

Just go ahead and plant the tomatoes.  If it's too early or your attention span is short, you will kill them.  So what!  Get more seeds and do it again.  Right on top of the old ones.  Seeds don't cost much.  But your primal urge to plant something will be relieved.  Until you kill them again.

There are ways.  The ways of the professional.  I'll give you a few:

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Veggies to plant in Early Spring (Winter)

Hard-core plant junkies have already been feeling up and sniffing the plants in the garden centers.  The really, really intense garden maniacs have found a way to grow vegetables all winter.  For the rest of us - it's time to plant cool weather veggies!  Even in the frozen North!

Here are the sturdiest, cold-weather vegetables in order of cold-hardiness:

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Planting Instinct Kicks In

It's.   Too.   Early.
The Earth is tipping back into our hemisphere - Spring is on the way!

Cleaning up the growing area at Caley's Culinary has proven easier than I expected.  We may make a YouTube video about how to find and recognize black widows.

I believe humans have an instinct to grow things.  Like squirrels burying nuts at a certain time of year, people's Spring Fever is probably based on a need to find, produce and save food.

Keeping that in mind, I've been trying my hardest not to plant...