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  1. Make It Yourself
    I don't know about you but my seed planting skills in the garden are a bit challenged (so I am reminded each year as the plants start to poke out of the ground - or not). So for my like challenged friends ~ I just found this nifty link - How to make homemade seed tapes Homemade Seed Tapes...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    13 February 2012 Tomato Seed Planting 13 February 2012 Tomato Seed Planting Tomato seeds planted for placing outdoors about 24 May 2012. Pots are plastic cups with holes burned in the sides to make a small water reservoir and to supply drainage.A coffee filter was placed in each pot to prevent...
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    17 January 2012 Pumpkin Seed Pilot Bread using Dark Rye Flour. 17 January 2012 Pumpkin Seed Pilot Bread using Dark Rye Flour. Pumpkin Seed Dark Rye Pilot Bread. About 600 mil litres of raw toasted pumpkin seeds (bulk Barn)were liquified (water) in a blender, and mixed with dark rye flower...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    I am starting this thread from some comments made on another regarding carrots. I have never used seed tape and I am a fairly new gardener. I had read about making my own seed tape and was going to try that this year because my carrots were not thinned properly and did not do well along with...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    Now I have almost 100% germination. 11 April 2011 Planting Carrot Seed 11 April 2011 Planting Carrot Seed Carrot seed is small and if temperature is above 27 C the seed fails to germinate. I mark the row with 4 inch board and carefully lay the seed about two inches apart on the board pattern. A...
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    28 December 2011 Pomegranate Seed Removal Device. 28 December 2011 Pomegranate Seed Removal Device. Purchased this device when buying eight pomegranates for making into juice. The device works well and speeds up removing the seeds from the fruit without any mess. The fruit was made into pure...
  7. Preparedness and Survival
    One of my facebook friends posted a like to this this website earlier today. It's an heirloom seed company, and I think this seed bank is too cool. Survival Seed Bank I might get one for my dad for Christmas. Free shipping with coupon code Shipfree2011, but I'm not sure if that applies to...
  8. Homesteading and gardening
    I have harvested all of my broccoli. Seems like now, the stalks are prettier than ever. Leaves are perfect. Ugh!! Anyway, do I leave the plant there or take it out to put in the compost. OR.....will it go to seed somehow? Help.....please....my FV family. Thank you in advance! Sinopa
  9. Homesteading and gardening
    Instructions and pattern, here: WinterSown.Org ~ Easy Seed Packets. Judi
  10. Homesteading and gardening
    I have a notoriously "black thumb". However, I am determined to learn to garden. It's gotta be mind over matter. I have kept a house plant alive for two months now and I want to graduate to veggies.:) Soooo....we bought some seeds - decent quality - not the dollar store ones. I'm in Canada...
  11. For Sale or Trade
    I am just getting around to starting to decorate our home (we got married and bought it in December). I am doing my kitchen in a gardening theme (fruits, vegetables, flowers, etc.). I was thinking I would do some artwork with cool or old seed packets... frame them, make a collage, or something...
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    12 April 2011 All American Parsnips. 12 April 2011 All American Parsnips Parsnip seed sowed at 2 inch spacing, which will be thinned to about four inches after growth commences. Parsnip seed can be difficult to germinate, and seed should be from last years plants to insure freshness. The seed...
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    11 April 2011 Planting Beet Seed 11 April 2011 Planting Beet Seed Detroit Red beets seed was planted. A four inch wide board marks the row, and the seeds are placed carefully along the board pattern at about two inch spacing, and the width of the board. The board is laid over the row until...
  14. Homesteading and gardening
    11 April 2011 Planting Carrot Seed 11 April 2011 Planting Carrot Seed Carrot seed is small and if temperature is above 27 C the seed fails to germinate. I mark the row with 4 inch board and carefully lay the seed about two inches apart on the board pattern. A board is then laid to cover the...
  15. Homesteading and gardening
    Useful http://www.freshpreserving.com/filebin/pdf/preserving_guide/SeedtoTable.pdf
  16. Freebies
    Signup for our newsletter to the right to receive our free Basil Seed Pack. Free Seeds
  17. Baking Breads
    We've made this recipe many times & it's one of my favorites. Just had it with my lunch today so that helped remind me to share it with you. Flax seed is good for you and when you toast this bread the nutty flavor is so so good. This recipe can be found on numerous sites online. We grind ours...
  18. Freebies
    Kids - Fun Activities to Entertain | RedRobin.com
  19. General Chat
    I notice the seed racks are starting to show up at the stores.Now I feel that Spring is on the way.Will soon be starting seeds and it always makes me feel better when I can nurture my seedlings".Come on Spring":cheergrl:
  20. Freebies
    Contact Us (I got mine last year)
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