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How To Create The Perfect Homemade Seed Starting Soil With 4 Ingredients

Creating your own homemade seed starting soil is not only easy, but can also help to provide young seedlings with the nutrients and structure they need most to develop strong, healthy roots. And all while helping to save on your budget too! One of the biggest mistakes gardeners make is to start their seeds indoors …

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How To Start Seeds Indoors With LED Lights – Easy, Inexpensive And Fun!

Did you know that you can easily start and grow all of your vegetable and flowers seeds indoors this year using basic, ordinary LED shop lights? Not only are they easy to use and operate, they work incredibly well to grow strong, healthy seedlings. And perhaps best of all, they are quiet, energy efficient, and …

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When Is The Right Time To Start Vegetable Seeds Indoors?

It is the million dollar question every gardener wants to know as spring approaches : When is the best time to start my vegetable seeds indoors so they are ready for garden season? Picking the right time can certainly be a challenge. Especially when you consider the consequences of starting seeds indoors too early or …

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7 Great Garden Seed Catalogs That Will Inspire Your Gardening!

There is nothing that fires up a gardener’s imagination during winter like a few great garden seed catalogs. Especially when they are overflowing with interesting plants and stories! Whether it’s finding new varieties of a favorite vegetable, or discovering an entirely new plant, seed catalogs fill your head with all of the wondrous possibilities of …

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How To Prepare For Starting Seeds Indoors – Get Ready Now To Grow!

How and when you prepare for starting your vegetable and flower seeds indoors can make all the difference between great success, or frustrating disappointment. Contrary to popular belief, starting plants from seed isn’t complicated. Nor does it have to be expensive or time-consuming. But what it does take is a little planning to ensure you …

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How To Store Vegetable And Flower Seeds – Storing Seeds Over Winter

When it comes to storing vegetable and flower seeds safely through winter, a few simple tips go a long way in keeping them fresh and viable. Let’s face it, buying seeds every year is expensive. Moreover, it can be difficult finding the seeds you love most. And that is exactly why saving seeds, or holding …

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How To Save Seeds From Spring Crops To Replant Again & Again!

Saving seeds from lettuce, kale, radishes, peas and other spring crops isn’t just easy, it’s also a great way to save big money. Let’s face it, buying seed to grow your own food can be expensive. Heirloom seeds often run $2 to $3 or more for just a small quantity of seed. But by saving …

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How To Harden Off Vegetable And Flower Transplants – And Why It’s Important!

So just exactly how do you harden off vegetable and flower plants before planting in the spring? And why is it so important to their success? Whether you grow vegetable and flower plants from seed, or purchase flats from a nursery, it’s vital to prepare young plants for life outdoors before planting them directly into …

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How To Start Seeds With Fluorescent Shop Lights Indoors – With Ease!

You might be surprised just how easy and inexpensive it is to start and grow vegetable and flower plants from seed – all by using simple fluorescent shop lights! Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t require fancy or expensive equipment to start seeds indoors. Especially when it comes to needing ultra expensive grow lights. They …

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3 Great Ways To Make Seed Starting Containers From Recycled Materials – For Free!

Starting your own vegetable and flowers from seeds is a great way to save money, especially when you can make free seed starting containers with easy to find recycled materials! Plastic seed starting cells and trays can be expensive, not to mention difficult to re-use. And unfortunately, the biodegradable options available are even more costly. …

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