Gardener's Network Garden Blog
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Our Very First Garden Blog:
April 12, 2018
Let's talk about starting seeds. After all, it 'tis the season. Right now
many us are planting, or have recently started our indoor transplants. It's
a gardening "rite of spring", a fun task that we don't want to leave to the
You can grow your own plants to transplant into the garden. Like new parents,
it is fun, yet anxious time, as we tend to every need of our baby seedlings,
and pamper them, to assure they grow strong and healthy. In addition to the
joy of watching your baby seedlings grow and thrive, you'll save money along
Over the next several weeks, we'll be planting and pampering our indoor
transplants. It's an exciting time, as we finally get our hands into some
dirt again after the long winter season.
Did You Know? One of the biggest problems of growing indoor starts,
is a lack of sunshine, which results in weak, leggy plants. For optimal growth,
most seedling transplants need full sunlight. This begins the moment your
seedlings emerge from the ground. If you can't have your plants out on a
warm, sunny patio or deck, be a "Sun Chaser". As the sun moves from
east to west during the day, move your seed trays from east facing windows
to south facing windows.
The success of the upcoming gardening season, is dependent upon getting your
seedling transplants up and growing, in a strong and healthy manner. The
extra care and attention you give your seedlings now, will translate into
healthier, more plentiful flowers, and a larger, more abundant vegetable
Whether you are a gardening "Newbie", or an experienced, long time gardener,
it is a good idea to read and review our Seed Starting Basics.
More on seed starting
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About the Author
Bob Matthews is an avid life time gardener, and a recognized garden authority
on the Internet since the 1990s. Residing in Rochester, NY, Bob is the author
and owner of The Gardener's Network,
Pumpkin Nook ,
Garden Hobbies, and other websites.
Bob proudly authored every page of the over 1,000 pages of garden information
and tips on these websites.
About some of Bob's other gardening websites:
The Gardener's Network - One of
the finest, most popular sites on the internet to read, learn and have gardening
fun. The Gardener's Network is the perfect place for you and your plants,
the perfect source for how to grow just about any garden plant!
Garden Hobbies - Looking for "How
to Grow" gardening information? It's the perfect place for you and your plants.
Pumpkin Nook - By far the biggest, most
comprehensive site on the Internet for pumpkins. Information and fun abounds,
including: how to grow pumpkins, Halloween, one of the largest collections
of pumpkin recipes and much more.