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Focus on Garden Varieties for Zone 4: Spring 2012

Time to Order Seeds Well folks, it’s garden time again. I have a stack of garden catalogs beside my couch. When taking a break from work, I pore over this year’s offerings. Though your die-hard gardeners probably already have their … Continue reading

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Till the Soil and Start Planting

The time has come to discuss planting directly in the garden.  Now bear in mind that my planting dates are later than those in many other parts of the country.  That is because I live in a short season growing area … Continue reading

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Transplanting Seedlings

Do You Need to Transplant Your Seedlings? How do you know if you need to give your plantlets a little more room?  The first clue is if they start to slow down in their growth.  I probably should have transplanted … Continue reading

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Tending Tomato Seedlings

Some of you may have taken my advice and planted tomatoes indoors under grow lights and heat lamps.  A word of caution: do not let your heat lamps be too close to your seedlings, as they can burn them.  Today, … Continue reading

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