Spring is fast approaching and it is time here in Zone 3 to start seedlings indoors.  Today I am going to go through the different phases of seed starting I do in preparation for the growing season outside. Advantages There are a few advantages to starting your own seedlings.  The cost is often lower than…

How to Build a Simple Teepee Trellis

You can greatly increase the amount of food you can grow in the same space by taking advantage of the vertical area in your garden. For vining crops like Melons and Cucumbers I love to use Simple Teepee Trellis. Today I show you how I install these cheap and effective trellis in my garden. They…