Work at Daisy Hill Farm is gaining speed as seedlings are finally germinating and growing! Can you guess the select seedlings below? Fun fact: We are growing over 3,000 seedlings inside right now! 1. Hint: This is not native to New England. Specially grown for fans of the Indian cuisine. … Continue reading Guess that Seedling!
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Hope in the midst of a miserable March
Early, cold-hardy plants that can be planted as soon as the ground thaws. Spinach, lettuce and other greens are especially excellent candidates for early Spring planting. I planted some inside a week ago, and here they are today. They are in the chilly basement, on the brand new plant stand. Happy in the fridge; not … Continue reading Hope in the midst of a miserable March
Part 2 of 3: Planning and Planting…..Starting Seedlings Successfully Inside!
Steps to successfully starting seedlings inside: Choose what you want to grow and order it from your favorite seed companies. Find your planting zone (For example, I am in eastern Massachusetts and plant according to the Zone 6a dates). Find the date that you can plant your desired plant outside (let’s use tomatoes as an […]
Part 1 of 3. Build your own Grow Station to Start Seedlings Inside….Successfully!
Introduction: (Scroll down to numbered list to skip all the verbiage and start building). Over the next week I will be starting to grow some of my farm plants inside. Eventually most of these seedlings will move outside and to be transplanted into the ground. A few more are destined for pots on the porch, and … Continue reading Part 1 of 3. Build your own Grow Station to Start Seedlings Inside….Successfully!
Starting Seeds Inside: 5 things NOT to do.
I have tried a number of different methods to start seeds inside and have made few mistakes along the way. I have tried growing seedlings in windowsills, under different sorts of lights, on heated grow mats, etc. Here is that I have learned NOT TO DO: Do not spend your time making cute designs with … Continue reading Starting Seeds Inside: 5 things NOT to do.