DIY Herb Tower: Situate this compact herb garden in a sunny spot near the kitchen door for easy snipping.

Tower of Herbs

DIY Herb Tower: Situate this compact herb garden in a sunny spot near the kitchen door for easy snipping.

When is the best time to start seeds? Start some seeds too soon and you will end up with lanky plants under the lights. Too late and the plants will be too weak when transplanted to the garden or may not mature in time to produce before your frost. Develop a seed starting schedule so you know the optimum time to start your seeds. A seed-starting schedule provides a guideline of when to sow seeds and when to transplant seedlings the vegetable garden.

Planning Your Vegetable Garden: Seed Starting Schedule

When is the best time to start seeds? Start some seeds too soon and you will end up with lanky plants under the lights. Too late and the plants will be too weak when transplanted to the garden or may not mature in time to produce before your frost. Develop a seed starting schedule so you know the optimum time to start your seeds. A seed-starting schedule provides a guideline of when to sow seeds and when to transplant seedlings the vegetable garden.

We'll be doing something similar to this in our backyard beds that aren't included in my flower garden to keep the weeds out and prevent the yard guys from ruining my beds!

We'll be doing something similar to this in our backyard beds that aren't included in my flower garden to keep the weeds out and prevent the yard guys from ruining my beds!

HOW TO OVER-WINTER GERANIUMS. People don’t seem to bother with over-wintering geraniums anymore and this is probably down to two main reasons. 1. Geraniums are not as expensive as they used to be – so the financial need is not as strong, and. 2. The old ways of traditional gardening practice aren’t being handed down through the generations as they once were.

HOW TO OVER-WINTER GERANIUMS. People don’t seem to bother with over-wintering geraniums anymore and this is probably down to two main reasons. 1. Geraniums are not as expensive as they used to be – so the financial need is not as strong, and. 2. The old ways of traditional gardening practice aren’t being handed down through the generations as they once were.

How to collect seeds from dry-seeded plants, such as peas and beans, for next year's harvest. | Photo: ©Design Pics Inc./Alamy | thisoldhouse.com

Save Seeds for Repeat Success With Healthy Plants

How to collect seeds from dry-seeded plants, such as peas and beans, for next year's harvest. | Photo: ©Design Pics Inc./Alamy | thisoldhouse.com

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