Category Archives: Seeds

Spring Planting

Spring Planting by Wayne Bowman, Master Gardener. “In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather inside of four and twenty hours.” ~ Mark Twain Aside from the effects of Brother Clement’s weather, it’s never too early to plan this year’s garden. In our part of the country, we’re somewhere around six to eight weeks from the average date of the last frost. Note, I said AVERAGE! Last frost dates jump around like a cat on a hot stove. Last frosts have occured… Read More →

Starting Seeds Indoors

Starting Seeds Indoors by Pam DeCeasar. If you would like to get a head start on your landscape and/or vegetable garden the time is nearing to begin your plants from seeds indoors.  The amount of time needed for germinations differs from plant to plant but a good rule of thumb is 4 to 8 weeks.  Check the seed packet for the amount of time needed for the particular plant or plants you are starting from seed. Starting with a good quality, loose planting medium is the first step… Read More →