This is the perfect time of year to start your tomato & pepper seeds indoors. This gives them a head start on the growing season & will allow you to put healthy strong plants in the ground & get fruit earlier. To learn more about starting your own seeds, check out this post. To check […]
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 […]
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 […]
this year for the first time I used my own home as my greenhouse. some experimenting was done, but it worked out pretty well. my front sunroom worked perfectly as a greenhouse! also used my front porch as a transplanting station once it got warmer out. luckily i have lots of space & i don’t mind […]
Here’s the first batch of seedlings getting ready to leave the nest & head to my customers home’s & gardens. You can find urbantomato at the Peterborough Saturday Farmers Market March – June.
Drop in & visit us anytime between 11-2pm – 165 Sherbrooke St. …. I will be bringing some of my little planties as well. Here is a shot from my lovely day spend at Avante Garden
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 […]
How to Start Your Tomato Seeds Indoors: Step-by Step Video Special thanks to FireWire Channel!
Sometimes at this time of year, I feel like I am working against a rapidly ticking clock. I try my best to stop & take deep breaths of Spring, tell myself that one girl can only do so much, and enjoy the season while i can. so, today, i spent the day in the greenhouse. […]