Growing your own vegetables from seed is a great way to start gardening earlier in the season. With the right light and some simple equipment, it’s quite easy to grow some seedlings. The main ingredients are a proper growing medium, the right containers, light, warmth, water and your undivided attention.
In last week’s “develop a plan for your vegetable garden” blog post we recommended as a potting soil/growing medium our Coast of Maine Ocean Forest Potting Soil. Herein is a summary of that recommended garden product as well as a full review by Gardens of Cascadia.
We all need to face the facts. In lieu of this health crisis many families are now turning to growing their own vegetables and herbs in home vegetable gardens. While gardening is a fantastic way of life, coming to grips with some of the basic fundamentals can be a tad bit challenging for the newbie. Fret not, Goffle Brook Farms in Ridgewood N.J. can steer you in the right direction for success.
Victory Gardens, also called “war gardens” or “food gardens for defense” were gardens planted by ordinary citizens during World War I and World War II to provide some relief in the public food demands. As it is now as it was in World War II when the nation fell on hard times, this is the time we can help the nation and ourselves to persevere. With store shelves bare and nutritious foods in short supply, if there is any good to be found in these trying times, let one of them be the fact that we are now in the growing season.