Elizabeth asks where to buy seeds or plants for dwarf hardy gloxinia (Incarvillea mairei). We have some suggestions but welcome readers to comment.
Seedy Saturday (or Sunday) gatherings are annual grassroots events where open-pollinated and heritage seeds are swapped. The local events grow in appeal.
In the seed offerings this year, award-winning Petunia Tidal Wave Red Velour is grabbing attention becuase of its glamorous colour and bold growing habit.
Sowing seed indoors during deepest winter can prompt some perennials into blooming in their first season. How to grow perennials that bloom the first year from seed.
In winter, you can enjoy fresh herbs like basil and crisp, fresh salad greens by growing microgreens indoors. Here’s how.
Saving seeds can be as easy as collecting and drying pepper seed, and safely packaging them. It is a bit more complicated to save tomato seed.
Thick, green grass can be started from seed, too. This free tip sheet on how to seed a new lawn tells you how to save money and select a custom mixture.
Hellebore blossoms are opening in my garden. Early bees are enthralled with the wide flowers. It can make for unpredictable hellebore seedlings.
The top of my refrigerator ended up being the only suitable place for starting seeds indoors, because it’s out of the way and close enough to the light.