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Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate. Let’s look at the reasons for soaking seeds and how to soak seeds.… By Heather Rhoades | Gardening Know How

Seed Soaking: Tips For Soaking Seeds Before Planting

Vertical gardening for strawberries. I wonder how many times I can say "Duh" while pinning...

Kathie's Kabin: Agro-Tower Grow Pots

4 beginner gardening mistakes to avoid | Our Heritage of Health

Beginner Gardening Mistakes to Avoid - Our Heritage of Health

How To Start Seeds In 3 Days ~ Simple Gardening Tip - Mom 4 Real

How To Start Seeds In 3 Days ~ Simple Gardening Tip - Mom 4 Real

Make your own potting soil. Aussie recipe, but should be able to find most things or alternatives here.

Easy DIY Potting Mix Recipe |

How to start and grow peach trees from seed (also nectarines and apricots) - have FREE producing fruit trees in 3-5 years! I lost one of my peach trees, only have one left (with the BEST peaches in the world ... I am SO doing this next year!)

Time to throw away those flimsy wire tomato cages and build some of these beautiful sturdy ones! Great basic design, could easily be modified for scrap wood.

{Ella Claire}: DIY Tomato Cage | Sturdy and Inexpensive

Cucumbers are sweeter when you plant them with sunflowers ~~ Don't plant them with watermelons! It ruins the taste of the melons. Lots of other gardening tips on this blog. Craziness! I had no idea! Must check these tips out.

Growing Cucumbers

A simple twine trellis for vines

How-To - Tips | Fine Gardening

Mix Flour & Baking Soda 50/50. Sprinkle mixture on Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Kale and other Brassica plants to kill the Caterpillars.

Alternative Gardning: Controlling Cabbage Worms

Keeping squash and melons from getting out of control by using an upside down tomato cage.

Tip for growing squash, Place the seeds AROUND the pot. When you water, you water inthe pot so the water comes out of the drain holes around the bottom for deep root watering

101 Gardening: Tips for growing squash

Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it and a lot of other information about caring for tomato plants.

Moby Grape Tomato - distinctively sweet 2" red grape tomatoes are delicious eaten by the handfuls!

Tomato ‘Moby Grape’ Grape Tomato

Early Jalapeño Pepper - 66 days. Most familiar in their green stage, jalapeños are hottest and fully ripe when they turn red. The stocky 2 foot tall plants will not fall over or break branches even with a heavy load of fruit. The short, 2-3 inch peppers are thick-walled and juicy. Use fresh, pickled, or in sauces. Early Jalapeño will set fruit under cooler conditions than other jalapeño varieties.

Peppers - Organic - Early Jalapeño Pepper Conventional & Organic

Make a greenhouse dome for your little veggie - great project to do with kids - extends your growing season in the spring and fall

How to build a dome greenhouse {+ giveaway} - Empress of Dirt

raised bed irrigation

What's the best way to support your tomatoes? We explain 4 different methods. | From Organic Gardening

copper tape: find at the hardware store. It's intended to keep snails and slugs out of raised garden beds.

Schneckenbarriere Kupferband - Manufactum

Monsanto now owns 40% of the seed market! It’s not terribly easy to avoid them, which is why we’ve compiled this list to help you navigate through things. #seed #garden #gmo #votewithyourdollars

$2.99. Jelly Bean Grape Tomato. 70 days. Scrumptious, sweet, snack-sized tomatoes. You will pop them like candy! A treat for kids and tomato lovers!