April seed starting

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 🌱 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.

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I’m Talking About Indoor Seed Starting on 01/26/18 at the Oklahoma Organic Gardening Association

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I’ll be talking about why and how to start vegetable seeds indoors on January 26th at the Oklahoma Organic Gardening Association. I’ll also bring examples of DIY seed starting stations that can be built without breaking the bank! Here’s a link to a video that details how we built our 1000+ seed starting station for less than $100! Check out the link below for more info about the event and OOGA! Indoor Seed Starting – […]