• Greenhouse Shopping Trip

    Greenhouse Shopping Trip

    Picked up a few things from @sagegardenherbs this weekend — I swear walking into a greenhouse is nearly as bad as walking into a bookstore ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™€๏ธ I was excited to set up my new @sunblasterlighting stand and second light though! The stack of books wasn’t really cutting it anymore, especially with my lettuce growing so vigorously. Now just to…

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  • Funny-looking birds

    Funny-looking birds

    Some funny-looking birds at the feeder last week… ๐Ÿ˜‚

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  • Getting Better at Starting Seeds

    Check out my slightly creative light setup in the right photo because I don’t have a stand ๐Ÿ™ƒ It’s interesting to note that the plants on the left are much taller — the only difference is that the dome was half sitting on the ones on the right for an extra few days while I…

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  • All of my onions are up!

    All of my onions are up!

    All twelve of my onions are up! The seed packet said germination could take up to 14 days, so my heat mat really sped things up. I love seeing new seedlings make their way out of the soil (and checking on them 200 times a day ๐Ÿ˜‚). Next up: figuring out how to cold stratify…

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  • Blue Jays!

    Blue Jays!

    We had a few visitors at the bird feeder this morning, including three Blue Jays! They don’t sit still long, so I had to snap this very quickly before it flew off again (which is why it’s a touch blurry). Have you had Blue Jays at your feeder?

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  • How to Convert Seed Packet Instructions for Square Foot Gardening

    How to Convert Seed Packet Instructions for Square Foot Gardening

    Part of why I created this blog was to record the answers to gardening questions Iโ€™ve had along the way. As a person who loves research, I thought it would be handy to have that research stored together, in a place where I could also share it with others. I encourage you to do your…

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