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February: What We’re Planting & Growing in Our Urban Oklahoma Backyard Vegetable Garden

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Although February can usher in some of our coldest temperatures of the year, it’s also the beginning of the planting season for many different foods! It’s also a great time to start planning your garden for the year and ordering seeds. Our free iOS, Android, & Web app makes growing food simple and I’m going to talk about some of the things you can start planting in February in Oklahoma.

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Happy New Year! Now Is The Time To Get Excited About Gardening!

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Happy January! This is the time to get excited about gardening! Did you make a new year’s resolution to start eating healthier or to live a more active life? Instead of spending time indoors at the gym, we like to kill two birds with one stone and work in the garden. This way we can get some exercise while we’re growing healthy food for our family!

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April: What Food We’re Growing in Our Backyard Garden!

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April’s frequent showers combined with longer days and climbing temperatures help plants around Oklahoma flourish. However, the bugs know this too and it’s their prime time for feeding as well! This sets up battle ground in your garden, and what you do now will affect your harvest in the summer. There are lots of companion plants, tools, and tricks you can use around your garden to help repel pests and attract beneficial critters. Check out […]

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Use Your Thinned Down Seedlings!

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When planting indoors we typically place 2-3 seeds in each section to see which one will do the best. We then go back in after they start growing to thin the seedlings down to the recommended space. We use these thinned down seedlings as “microgreens”. Not only are they extremely tasty, but very nutritious as well! Help Your Seedlings Transition Outdoors Before You Transplant by Hardening Off: https://ift.tt/2EUbn6Z See what you need to get started […]

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Check Out This AWESOME Self Watering Seed Starting Tray from Burpee!!

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Seed starting has always been challenging. It never failed that we would forget to water the seeds at some point and then most would die on us. We just discovered this AMAZING seed starting tray from Burpee that is self-watered for up to 10 days! It makes growing seeds indoors so simple!! Watch as us put it together and get ready to plant our seeds for the spring.