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    Supplement your seedlings with liquid fertilizer to give them the best start. Contributing editor Barbara Pleasant provides everything you know to start seeds indoors and give your food garden a great head start this season.

    Planting tomato plants on their side encourages a good root system--Good to know!

    This is also a great idea for starting seeds as the moisture comes from the bottom, thus eliminating the fungus that kills many seedlings when you water from the top.

    Yard stick to seed planting spacer -- How clever is this? Drill a few holes through a yard stick, and start planting!

    Jump-start your garden by sprouting seeds with hydrogen peroxide. Keep the seeds moist by using hydrogen peroxide with the water. It prevents the mold and fungus that attacks sprouting seeds. Continue watering with the basic solution after you plant the seeds.

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    make the wire cage, line the bottom with about 3 inches of straw then keeping straw around the edges add about 4 inches of compost then your seed potatoes eyes up. cover with a few inches of compost. as the plants grow cover the bottom 1/3 of the plant with compost (hilling it up). Potatoes don't grow down from the seed potatoes, they grow above them. So the taller your potato plant grows, the deeper you can hill the soil, the more potatoes you get. continue until the potato flowers and then the

    Rooting hydrangea cuttings

    How to prepare a sweet potato for planting! Go organic

    Make your own seed starter soil blocks from household items

    sow what sow when!

    Save your large egg shells next time you bake, wash them out (or not!) and plant them with seeds. Once the plants are large enough, just transfer the whole egg into the ground. The shell is actually a great fertilizer and the roots will be able to break right through.

    Tips 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.

    Learn how to harvest wet-seeded plants, such as tomatoes or squash, to save and replant for next year's garden. | Photo: Simon Wheeler Ltd/Garden Picture Library/Getty |

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