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I have created three pdf documents for the three different plug flats that I have purchased for this season. 72 is the common size, but I also have 50 cell and 128 cell documents. Why the different sizes? Simply, different sizes of plants benefit from different sizes of cells. Small slow growing plants like onions and leeks do well in the 128 cell, and large extremely fast growing plants like melons, cucumbers do well in the 50 cell flats.

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Ran across an article on Straight From the Farm this morning. 10 Steps to Gardening from Scratch. Hmmm. They add a disclaimer: “these steps are a tad idealistic”. Yep. Let’s go over some of the most obvious “idealistic” steps.

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Image by Kyle May As usual, winter is wearing thin and I am dreaming of spring. Starting in early winter, I start planning what I am going to plant in the garden and flower beds. This year, I am trying quite a few new vegetables, grains and flowers. Many of these are planned for the […]

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