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How to Grow Microgreens on a Windowsill

Winter is slowly coming to an end around here and it is nearly time to start lettuce outdoors. Until then I’ve been growing and harvesting small batches of micro-sized greens on my windowsill as a way to keep some salad fixings coming through the darkest and longest days of winter. Microgreens are tender and tangy

Lucha Libre Fighter Seed Collection

This should be the last list for the season, unless something else catches my eye. It’s time now to shift to the serious work of getting my seeds started! ‘Ancho Gigantea’ Hot Pepper ‘Negro Azteca’ Tomato ‘Aztec 10′ Tomato – An entire crew of luchadores. ‘Fireball’ Tomato ‘Texas Wild’ Tomato ‘Ring of Fire’ Hot Pepper


NEW Gardening Stuff!

We’ve produced some new products for spring, both of which are a LONG time coming. I’ve been using “Gardening for the People” as the You Grow Girl slogan for years now (in case you’re curious the first slogan used back in 2000 was “Secrets of the Plant Kingdom Revealed”). The mug (I often drink my

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Seedy Saturday Haul 2009

Well, another Seedy Saturday has come and gone. And really, I could just cut and paste last year’s post, or the one before that, or the one before that, because frankly, it’s pretty much the same for me every year. I start out with good intentions. But it’s busy from the moment I arrive and

Olde Thymey Seed Collection

Having been through an awful lot of seed catalogues I can say with a certain authority that the people who create varieties love an olde thymey name. Either that or they name the varieties after themselves or a great, great aunt and it just works out that way. Especially the beans. It’s always the beans!

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