There are some important things to understand about planting vegetable seeds outdoors. The first is soil-temperature. If soil temperatures are too cold, your seed is going to rot. That's one of the major causes of poor germination - you're … [Read more...] about Two Tips To Ensure Your Vegetable Seeds Thrive
By the end of this section, you should be able to start your own seed. How cool is that! I do have to say that even after 10-years (cough, cough) well, 40-years starting seed, it never gets old when I see two green seed leaves sticking up and … [Read more...] about Introduction To Starting Tomato Seeds
You have to feed tomato seedlings properly, if you want them to grow. Seems simple enough but many home gardeners ignore this point. Failure to do this simple job means they don't grow as well as they should. Not feeding properly is one of the root … [Read more...] about How To Feed Tomato Seedlings For Great Growth
I use an soilless mix such as Promix for starting tomato seeds and indeed, all seeds because it is sterile, and weed free. Few things are as frustrating to find the plant you have been nurturing for several months on your windowsill is in reality a … [Read more...] about What Soils To Use For Starting Tomato Seeds
I've been reading about hydrogen peroxide on some grower boards lately and there's increasing interest in this for algae control and some seed germination experiments going on. It's one of those topics that's always been on the fringe of gardening … [Read more...] about Hydrogen peroxide in plant propagation?
A question about Propagating Sweet Potato Vine: it's growing like stink in my container garden and I'd like to start my own Next year I would like to start my own sweet potato vine--- how do Igo about this? Some of the ones you buy are lime green, … [Read more...] about Propagating the Sweet Potato Vine