Tag: Seeds

Late Winter, 2020

This post contains affiliate links. I hope this day finds you warm, well, and excited for spring! We are gearing up for an exciting season of growing and expansion. February finds us deep into seedling cultivation and baby chick planning. This spring, we have…

From Seed, 2019 Edition

Every year I seem to go missing for months at a time and then show back up when it’s time for seed-starting – but better late than never! Growing season #2 at the Epperson (suburban) homestead should see lots of diversity this year –…

6 Weeks Later…

Happy birthday, seedlings! Our little tomatoes are six weeks old today, and they’re looking strong and healthy. Their main stems are a little squiggly, but we only lowered the seed tray so they could extend their growth upward yesterday. If all goes well, these little…

Why Homestead?

This post contains affiliate links.  Tonight, we’re visiting the third house on our house hunt. No, not our house hunt – our homestead hunt. We’re finally getting close to being able to declare our hunt as officially in season, but with that comes the question…

Welcome, seedlings! 

A little bit of dirt, seeds, and some tender care on Valentine’s Day has paid off – welcome, little tomatoes!  These slicing varieties and our Roma tomatoes are already coming up – see what we purchased this year! 

Starting from Seed

Our low temperatures are dipping in the teens this time of year – it’s the perfect weather for gardening! Well, indoor gardening, that is. Living in Kansas, we can see snow and freezing temperatures surprise us even as late as  May, though sometimes our…