A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day 1) A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day 2) A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day 3) A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day 4) A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day 7)
So a few more seeds have popped up since the last time I wrote a seed update.. My peppers (left) that I talked about last time are still doing great! I've got 19 of those up now! My cucumber seeds (right) sprouted up just last weekend and are growing at an alarming rate! I've … Continue reading Seeds are up (part 3)
The seed planting and growing continues inside, as the temperatures outside stay around freezing. (It snowed the other day!) One of the plants I worried about most over this frigid spring has been my peppers, which I've been told needed a hotpad (by both people and books) to get the seeds to grow. I've had … Continue reading Seeds are up! (Part 2)
Finally, signs of life are beginning to pop up in my seed starting room! I'll be honest, I didn't think my little zinnias were going to pop up at all.. It seems like every other time I would go in to check on my seeds, there would be some fricken cats paw prints running through … Continue reading Seeds are up!
So I decided to do something risky this year with my gardens.. So many new things are being tried and tested this year, and one of those things is using nothing but seeds to start everything with! No buying already grown transplants at the local store, no letting my grandmother buy flowers to transplant into … Continue reading Seed starting and seed experimentations
As the first frost last month took my flowers in my cut garden away, and the flowers I had picked that were inside started to die off, my grandmother seen my dying flowers and told me that it was time to collect seeds. Something I knew NOTHING about! I have heard and read about people … Continue reading Seed saving 101