Seed-starting secrets of a greenhouse professional

Store seeds now, plant next year. Lots of tips on harvesting the seeds from your flowers & veggies

So clever! Drill holes through a yardstick and start planting your seeds. It takes the guesswork out of spacing.

Inexpensive Mini Greenhouses - These worked PHENOMENALLY for seed starting this year. It was nice to be able to easily carry them all in when there was a frost warning. I kept the lids on during the day to keep heat/moisture in.

How to build My 50 Dollar Greenhouse

greenhouse flooring

Mini greenhouse just cut off the bottom of the bottle.

Got Pallets? Hate weeding? Don't feel like turning up a bunch of grass? Use a pallet as a garden bed - staple garden cloth on the backside of the pallet fill with dirt and start growing!

Get your garden started early by planting your seeds in eggshells indoors before the weather permits outdoor growth. There are several reasons why eggshells are the perfect pot for this, but the biggest is that they are cheap (free really), full of calcium to give your seedlings that extra boost, and easy to plant in the garden when ready (the shell can stay on!).

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

Starting from seed... first time success but not yet on this scale.

Make your own grow light stand. Start seeds indoors early! i love this. I have something similar in the garage, except it hangs from the ceiling. This would be PORTABLE! Imagine.

This is a great way to get seeds started inside the house. The soil will stay moist and you can leave them in the windowsill. It's easy for kids to pitch in and watch the progress before you take them outside to plant.

Cant wait to start my veggie and herb garden!! Next - making sure I dont kill the existing fruit trees :-S #Cake

3 Methods for Heating a Greenhouse - From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

Starting Seeds Indoors

"Grow an avocado tree by starting the pit in soil NOT water... here's how."

Enter your zip code and this calendar will tell you what to plant and when to plant it, week-by-week. No more, oops, shoulda started that cabbage three weeks ago. It sends e-mail reminders, too!

Growing Carrots in Soda Bottles #gardening #upcycling #diy

“Mondays in My Garden”: Four Easy Ways to Save Money when starting your Garden

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.