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How to Stratify Tree Seeds in Your Fridge

Posted by Hilary & Christopher Mueller on

How to Stratify Tree Seeds in Your Fridge

When the ground freezes in Winter, you may be left wondering what to do with the tree seeds you haven't yet planted. 

Luckily, there's a simple way to replicate nature's cold snap for your tree seeds indoors, through cold stratification in your refrigerator! 

Cold Stratification is a period of cold which a seed must go through to signal that Winter cold has passed, Spring has come and it's time to wake up and grow. 

Here are the basic steps for fridge stratification, a troubleshooting guide to most common issues, and a few tips for successful tree seed storage and germination!

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Road Map to Four Seasons of Seed Starting

Posted by Hilary Mueller on

Road Map to Four Seasons of Seed Starting

When to plant what... Stay on track with your planting this year with the help of our handy visual guide!

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Your Seeding & Transplanting Cheat Sheet

Posted by Hilary & Christopher Mueller on

Your Seeding & Transplanting Cheat Sheet

We've created a Seeding & Transplanting Chart that includes all our vegetable varieties, along with information on all of their requirements - when and if to start transplants, when to direct sow, how to space or thin plants, etc.

You can reference this handy chart while planning your Spring planting.

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Guide to Succession Planting

Posted by Margaret Hoegg on

Guide to Succession Planting

Taking the time to succession plan now, while things are still slow, will help keep you on track when things get busy in May and June.

Succession planting is a fantastic and creative way to make the most out of your growing season and your garden space. Instead of planting once in late Spring and harvesting in late Summer, you can enjoy a steady, continuous harvest throughout the entire growing season!

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Growing Leeks & Onions From Seed

Posted by Margaret Hoegg on

Growing Leeks & Onions From Seed

February is here and it's time to start those leeks and onions! Get your hands in the dirt!

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