2018 was a year of surprises, challenges, joy, and growth for both me and my family. My writing energy was diverted, and that was okay; it was necessary. But after a week away in the sun, I feel so much more like myself: centered, calm, determined, and full of ideas and plans! Last week I … Continue reading Reflecting on 2018 (Part 1 of 2)
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 […]
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.
I love seed catalogs
I love seeds. This is not a surprise. All growers love seeds. They represent hope, they ARE hope, right in a tiny package. SO…..I bought a whole CRAP-TON of HOPE this year. And I am not done, because this year I am in need of a crapton of hope. Seeds represent the futures, they are […]