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Creating Statement Containers for Your Garden, Yard or Patio

Creating Statement Containers for Your Garden, Yard or Patio 0

Ready to be the talk of the neighborhood this season thanks to your thoughtfully crafted container garden? This blog is going to cover how you can put together your own statement piece(s) using the thriller, filler and spiller method in containers of all kinds — be it window boxes, hanging baskets or planters.
Indoor Seed Starting Using Jiffy Peat Pellet Greenhouses: A Step-by-Step Walkthrough

Indoor Seed Starting Using Jiffy Peat Pellet Greenhouses: A Step-by-Step Walkthrough 6

As you continue to garden over the seasons, you’ll learn what works for you and what doesn’t — but that comes with exploring your options. Some gardeners prefer to start their seeds indoors using Jiffy peat pellet greenhouses because of their structural and design benefits, using peat to start your seeds has its perks and transplanting seedlings growing out of the expanded peat pellets is very convenient. In this article we’ll be walking you through the steps of using any of the Jiffy peat pellet greenhouses, from their assembly all the way to putting them to use.
Easily Grow Microgreens Indoors with the Ferry-Morse Windowsill Microgreens Grow Kit

Easily Grow Microgreens Indoors with the Ferry-Morse Windowsill Microgreens Grow Kit 1

Microgreens are popular because they are easy to grow, harvest and prepare. With the majority of microgreens varieties being ready to consume in as little as five days from sowing, it's no wonder why people grow them so often. Microgreens are perfect to grow in containers and this kit comes with a sturdy, compact container you can use over and over again.
When Should I Start Buying Seeds for the Next Gardening Season?

When Should I Start Buying Seeds for the Next Gardening Season? 3

For some, garden planning is a year-round affair. This is mostly because the United States is broken up into different parts known as growing zones. Depending on your growing zone, you may be able to grow and harvest crops outdoors no matter the time of year (like Zones 10-13). For others, gardening outdoors may only be possible for certain increments of time and therefore knowing when to buy seeds, and even when to start them, can be some very important information to have!
Jiffy Seed Starting Peat Strip Trays, Peat Strip Tray Greenhouses & Organic Seed Starting Soil Mix: What are they to gardeners? How are they used for gardening?

Jiffy Seed Starting Peat Strip Trays, Peat Strip Tray Greenhouses & Organic Seed Starting Soil Mix: What are they to gardeners? How are they used for gardening? 7

Jiffy Peat Strip Tray bundles come in either 8 or 10 cell strips while Jiffy Peat Strip Seed Starting Greenhouses will come with celled trays made of Jiffy’s Canadian peat moss, a watertight tray and a clear humidity dome. If you’re a new or a novice gardener, then we suggest beginning with one of our Jiffy Peat Strip Greenhouses. You can use your tray and dome multiple times; simply replenish the peat strips when you need to.

Using Grow Lights and Heat Mats to Germinate Your Seeds and Mature Your Young Plants with Ease 5

The Ferry~Morse Heat Mat is safely designed to avoid overheating while maintaining a range of 70-85 degrees — the perfect temperature range for promoting seed germination within your seed starting trays. The chances of seedlings successfully growing into healthy, strong young plants is increased with the use of indoor grow lights like ours! Why? Simply put, gardeners now have their plants access and exposure to light under complete control.
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