Planning and Stratifying
Native plant - yard garden
This weekend, I placed many of my native plant seeds on wet paper towels in baggies. I have tried other methods of stratifying in the past, damp sand with seeds for example, but I recently read about this technique and have decided to try it. The damp paper towel will continue to provide a moist ...
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Success or not? Bringing herbs indoors
winter windowsill garden
During the fall of 2007, I brought many of my herb plants inside. These plants are facing a south window but are not under any lamps so they are not getting a lot of light.
Most of the plants I brought in had been initially potted and were not transplanted into pots. Some were still small and we...
Looking back on Spinach and Chard
Spinach and Chard, fall07 garden
Well, look at that; it seems that I didn’t make use of this site at all after starting my kitchen garden in the fall! I can give you an update on my spinach and chard: both were delicious! I grew only a few rows in the clayey soil beside my neighbour’s house. I did not have many weeds...