Seeds & Seed Starting


Sili-Seedlings Seed Starting Tray: Product Review


Sili-Seedlings seed starting trays are made of FDA-approved, BPA-free, food-grade silicone (great for organic gardeners). They're well-designed, easy to work with, sterilizable (just wash them in the dishwasher) and crush-proof. Best of all, seedlings grow in them extremely well and, because the cells are a little larger (2" x 2"), don't need to be transplanted as quickly. I recommend Sili-Seedlings without hesitation and will be using them for nearly all my future seed-starting needs (I'll continue to Continue Reading


Where to Buy Seeds


There are many options for buying seeds, from your local grocery or hardware store to the garden centers, catalogs, and online stores. If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary, here are some sources we recommend. Seed Swap from the National Gardening Association The Seed Swap from the National Gardening Association allows you to […] Continue Reading


Five Keys to Successful Seed Starting


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As spring slowly approaches, many gardeners start thinking about growing plants indoors from seed. Here are the five things you’ll need to consider. #1 – Moisture Your seeds won’t germinate (sprout) if they are not kept evenly moist.  Thoroughly moisten the seed-starting medium (not garden soil!) before sowing the seeds. Keep a plastic lid or […] Continue Reading