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Seed Update

I haven't posted an update on my seedlings since I planted them back in March.  Now it's getting close to transplant time, I thought I should show some pictures of how they are doing. First up are the various tomatoes and herbs.  In the container below are a couple of roma tomatoes, a big boy… Continue reading Seed Update

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Seed Starting – 2011

It seems weird to write about the garden when it is sleeting outside right now.  Yes it is actually sleeting.  I just drove home in it after having dinner at my brother's place.  This time of year in the midwest can be depressing because we have been teased with 70 and even 80 degree weather only to… Continue reading Seed Starting – 2011

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My Seedlings Are Falling!

My friend Michelle asked me the following question via Facebook last week: Amy, my garden guru...my seedlings are all falling over (still inside). What does this mean? They have enough water...what do I need to do to make them happy? First of all, I'm no garden guru!  I only have two years experience under my… Continue reading My Seedlings Are Falling!

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Three Week Seed Update

Three weeks ago today I started my first seeds of the season indoors - roma tomatoes, various peppers and brussel sprouts.  About a week later they started to sprout.  And about a week after that, I started thinning them out. Now three weeks later, here's what they look like.  First the roma tomatoes: They are the tallest and best… Continue reading Three Week Seed Update

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Show Me Your Sprouts

Look who decided to make an appearance last Friday: These little guys are the Pompeii Roma tomatoes I started last Sunday.  They were popping up when I got home on Friday night. I also planted bell peppers, jalapenos and brussel sprouts last weekend and none of them have decided to show their faces yet.  I'm… Continue reading Show Me Your Sprouts