Gardening Journal · Things I've Learned

Transplants, Direct Seeds, Volunteers – And The MVP of the Garden Is?

The other day, I was out in my vegetable  garden, observing the different plants that are growing, when I noticed that there was a marked difference in the appearance of some of my  summer squashes and melons.  Most of them were growing well – they had well-developed stems, leaves, flowers, and fruit, but a few… Continue reading Transplants, Direct Seeds, Volunteers – And The MVP of the Garden Is?

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Simple Potting Up Techniques

It’s late January, which means it’s potting up time out at My Happy Homestead.  Every day, I spend about an hour potting up different varieties of seedlings that I’ve started, indoors, at the beginning of the month. In my last post, I shared three tips on seed starting that the gurus might not have told… Continue reading Simple Potting Up Techniques