Strawberries are one of our favorite things to grow! The sweetness and flavor in home-grown strawberries simply can’t be beaten! They’re easy to grow and will come back year after year and continue to spread. Strawberries are one of the few plants that we don’t even attempt to grow from seed. It takes up to three years for a plant to produce fruit, so it’s generally better to buy transplants from the nursery instead of starting from seed.
How to Make Your Own DIY Organic Raised Bed Soil Mix to Grow Big & Healthy Vegetables, Fruits & Herbs!
Once you’ve built raised beds or purchased containers, you’ll need to fill them with a high quality soil mix. Don’t skimp on this step, or your plants may not grow very well!
Podcast: Listen to Dale & Carrie Talk About the From Seed to Spoon Mobile App and How & Why We Created it on the “Stitchcrew” Podcast
Dale and Carrie had the pleasure of joining Chris and Erika Lucas from the “Stitchcrew” podcast to chat a few weeks back. You can hear our conversation about what led to us growing food and how and why we built our app at the link below.
There’s a new version of our app available on both iOS & Android! You can download the update from the App Store or use the links below!
It’s important to get your baby plants accustomed to the outdoor environment before you transplant them outdoors. This will help them do better when you transplant them and keep them from going through shock.
Our favorite way to preserve basil is to freeze it into oil cubes to pull out all winter long! We also occasionally dry the basil leaves, but dried basil doesn’t quite retain the flavor of fresh leaves. By freezing basil into oil cubes, you can simply pull out a cube from the freezer whenever you need it and it makes it so simple and easy to add flavor to your food all winter long!