The Best Microgreen Trays in 2021: Sizes, Quality, & Types

microgreens trays

Growing microgreens can be an awesome hobby, or a great way to start a business doing something you love. But one of the main tools microgreen growers need, aside from seeds of course, are microgreen trays (also called germination trays). Microgreens grow on trays, that’s generally just how it works 🙂 You want to have …

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The Best Seedling Heat Mat & Thermostat

best seedling heat mats

The heat and temperature of seedlings is so important when you are starting seeds indoors. While each plant and variety have different ideal growing conditions, most seeds need to be started in a warm environment. A seedling heat mat combined with a digital thermostat is a great option since the soil outside is too cold …

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Leggy Seedlings [What They Look Like & How To Fix Them]

leggy seedlings

Seed starting is one of the most fun activities once spring is nearing, but it can also come with a lot of problems. One of the more common ones is leggy seedlings. Can Leggy Seedlings Recover? I know the first thing you’re thinking is, can I even salvage this situation?! Yes, kind of. It depends …

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How Long Do Seeds Last? [+ Free Seed Viability Chart]

how long do seeds last

If you have ever planted a seed, you know that it is not something that happens overnight. Actually, it can take weeks for them to start breaking through the soil and sprouting up into whatever plants they might grow into! As the growing season begins, you might start going through your seed packets from previous …

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How to Bottom Water Plants [+ Why It Will Keep Them Alive]

bottom watering plants

All plants need water to grow, but how much is too much? Should I be watering everyday? Sometimes we think our plants need a little too much water. So we end up overwatering them, they die from consistent water abuse and end up thinking we just have a black thumb and are going to kill …

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How to Build an Indoor Grow Room in the Garage

building an indoor grow room

Full disclosure: this is a living, breathing post – so if you’re seeing this I’m still not finished with my grow room. I’ve never had a full garden in my life. Before last year I hadn’t actually put plants or seeds in the ground and grew something edible. But over the last year, thanks in …

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The Best Seed Starter Kit in 2021

best seed starter kit

So you’re ready to start growing your own vegetables from seeds? It’s freaking cool, right? And you get a head start on the growing season! But getting yourself all prepared for growing seeds can be an interesting process. If you’re like me and want to do it right the first time, you’re going to need …

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Do Humidity Domes Work? [+ Best Ones in 2021]

humidity domes

Starting seeds indoors for this years garden? The thing about seed starting is that you can make it as simple or as complicated as you want. You can put seeds in dirt, water them and hope for the best – or you can get a full-blown seed starting kit with a heat mat, humidity dome, …

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Best Insecticides for Vegetable Garden in 2021

best organic insecticide for vegetable garden

There is nothing quite like growing your own food in a vegetable garden. But the excitement of growing a vegetable garden can quickly wear off once you start seeing foreign insects and pests destroying your plants. You want to get rid of these pests, but you don’t want to contaminate your food with harsh chemicals …

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The Best Seed Starting Mix for Your 2021 Garden

the best seed starting mixes

Getting a head start on your garden planning is a great idea, especially with a possible seed shortage due to the explosion of the gardening industry this year. Starting seeds indoors is a great way to do this because you can extend your growing season (especially if you’re in a cold weather climate), growing different …

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