Karen shares her favorite seed catalogs that offer specialized seeds.
Rather than choosing one variety of seed, let your little micro-climate choose it for you by growing a landrace!
Seed catalogs and garden plans are the first steps to an abundant harvest.
When you are a senior, you need to look for the easiest way to do things.
The author discovers that seed saving is not such a mysterious process when she starts by harvesting sunflower seeds.
Few things break up the winter doldrums like the arrival of the seed catalogs. Yet it's easy to get carried away ...
It's that time of year again - empty milk jugs, egg cartons and plastic containers pile up to serve as temporary greenhouses for young seedlings.
Spring is planting season. As everything around us greens up, so does our garden as we slowly get our plants in.
Some easy advice on starting seeds for beginners or any gardener!
What to do with your seedlings once they have popped up.
Starting seeds is easy. If you've never done it there is no reason to be intimidated. Here's a basic tutorial.
Transplanting seedlings and hardening off plants.
The pre-Halloween ritual of finding the perfect pumpkins for carving, pies, and seed roasting is as much as part of autumn as jumping in a pile of freshly-raked leaves.
All you want to know about potato bugs and more.
Baker Creek Seed Catalog Arrives
100-year-old Scarlet Runner Bean seeds from Grandpa will be part of our garden this year. It's almost seed-starting time for gardeners!
Sometimes before the rain, we live through those dry days. Rain brings the hope of the greening of the earth, of the life that water gives.
A century-old seed packet offers some interesting insight into an earlier era of farming in the Midwest.
Early spring on Green's Organic Farm and Apiary.
Getting ready for spring planting.
It is difficult to get in the planting mood in the deep of winter.
We converted a 1947 disabled water well house into a usable potting shed.
If you haven't built your hoop house yet, you can still have fresh homegrown salad greens.
Those seeds inside of your pumpkins are delicious - don't throw them away!
Growing a delicious salad on your own front or back porch is easy. Once you've tried your own homegrown salad you'll never want any other!
I tried growing mustard with the idea of harvesting the seeds to make my own mustard. I wouldn't say it was a great success, but it was still fun!
Instead of spending money for sweet potato plants this spring, you can start your own and watch the amazing process at the same time.