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Starting Seeds Indoors

It’s only January, but seed catalogs are arriving in the mail and gardeners are dreaming of summer. One way to get a head start on your vegetable garden is to start your own seeds indoors. 817 more words

1/27/17: In the garden this week

Do you see lots of birds year-round and pollinators (bees, butterflies) in summer in your garden? If not, this is a great time to plan some new plantings that will attract these valuable creatures. 632 more words

Nature

Seedling experiments

In past growing seasons, I’ve raised my seedlings under a grow light. An advantage of this method is faster seedling growth. Looking back at a… 302 more words

Spring Gardening

Raised bed greenhouse

Garlic and carrots have sprouted. Bok choy, cilantro, lettuce, onions, shallots and flower seedlings have been transplanted. Nighttime temperatures are in the low 50s, so it’s time for a greenhouse. 111 more words

Spring Gardening

6 out of the box fall bulb planting ideas

Ok. You just bought a brand new box of bulbs. Now what? How about shaking things up a bit by:

• breaking the rules.

• helping bees some more. 1,253 more words

Southern Ontario

When to Plant Trees

For most trees, fall is the best time to plant. The soil is warm but not waterlogged the way it can be in spring, and trees without leaves make fewer demands on their roots to provide nutrients. 561 more words

Wisconsin Gardening

Bringing the Asparagus Harvest to a Close

Oh, those delicious spears are one of the great harbingers of Spring in Wisconsin, and it’s a bit heartbreaking when it’s time to draw the harvest to a close! 275 more words

Outagamie County Master Gardener Association