Seed starting indoors is great way to make your garden successful from the start. Nurturing and watching seedlings grow from nothing into a fully grown plant can be incredibly rewarding.
Three common mistakes
Gardeners have asked how to be more successful with starting their own seeds and the problems usually boil down to simple, common mistakes. Here are the three most common mistakes and how to fix them
1. Problem: Not Enough Light
A common mistake beginner seed starters make is not giving their seeds enough light. New seeds need a lot of light to get growing. You can start with a south facing window, but if it doesn’t get 6+ hours a day, it probably won’t do. Continue reading “Seed Starting”
There are many translations to the symbolism of a Christmas wreath. My favorite goes like this:
The Christmas Wreath is made of evergreen branches because evergreen is the symbol of strength- even in the harshest of winter weather it stays green.
The Christmas Wreath is round because at every end, there is a beginning.
WOW right? How could you not love that. When we decorate a wreath, we bring our own style to it, a little piece of ourselves. Glitz, natural, our love of the seashore, a cardinal to honor someone who has passed, old ornaments of a loved one or even the ones your children have made. The list goes on and on… So in the end we showcasing our personalities with our Christmas wreath.
Amaryllis are quite stunning flowers in full bloom and require very little care. Indoor amaryllis are planted with 1/3 of the bulb exposed from the soil line. Place the bulb in your container (paying close attention not to damage the roots), then fill the container with potting soil, leaving the top portion of the bulb exposed. Water the bulb thoroughly upon planting and do not water until the medium is dry. Once a sprout emerges, your plant really doesn’t require much more water; if it does need water a few drops will do. Too much water can cause the plant to grow too tall and weight of the flower can cause the plant to tip.