Spring is in the air & it is almost time to start some seeds! Check out this detailed post to learn how the steps you need! And check out this video excerpt of me doing a talk on Seed Starting 101 at the Cannington Seedy Saturday this past weekend. #putafanonit
Archive | Starting Seeds
Looking for some green thumb fun for January? Why not do some germination testing? Take Stock:Look through your seed collection & see what you have lots of & what you might need to re-order (i make an excel sheet, you can chose whether you want to be that nerdy!) Identify: Pick out any older seeds, […]
urbantomato on Chex
urbantomato was featured on Chex Television’s My Peterborough with Mike Melnik me and my sunroom greenhouse were featured to show you, you can grow your own food; and seeds!
Pepper Seeds & Slow Germination
This Spring has been mightly chilly! Pepper seeds are very sensitive to cold & may take longer than usual to germinate in weather like this. I plant all the same seeds that I sell, so I take a lot of pride in knowing that urbantomato seeds get great germination rates. Below is some pics of […]
My little greenhouse – seed starting
I have recently moved. I lived in the same place for 8 years & had set-up a fairly decent process for growing seedlings indoors using a series of lights & bright windows. trays just waiting for seedlings new place means new set-up. I have resigned myself to the fact that I won’t be able to […]
Peterborough Saturday Farmers’ Market
booth all set-up & ready to go in the lovely early morning sun plants are selling quickly! view from behind the table out to market … now only two tomato plants left! one little allegory sunset plant left!
My little seedlings are getting a big squished in their cell packs. I don’t listen to my own advice when it comes to planting only one seed in each. It is time to transplant when the seedlings get long & leggy or when they get their first true leaves (they ones that actually look like […]
i have turned a few rooms in my house into greenhouses. i love that i get to wake up to & come home to the smell of peat moss and spring springing! soaking in the sun in my new greenhouse. spring bliss seeds are starting to sprout!