Getting Organized in the Garden: Seed Starting and Planting Schedule

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One step to ensuring a really good gardening season is knowing in advance what needs to be done and when it needs to be done. This will help you to avoid planting things too late because you weren’t ready or didn’t have the right supplies on hand at the right time. This year I found a really simple tool to help me make my garden plans: This is my seed starting schedule from my ListPlanIt membership. It’s simple as can be, but it forced me […]

Organization in the Garden: Evaluating What You Have and What You Need

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January tends to find me just a little bit giddy. Throughout the fall and early winter, I am just pooped from gardening and preserving season. I don’t really want to see another canning jar, or hardly even another fresh tomato, and going out to get the garden prepped for over the winter is the last thing I feel like doing. And then comes January. Christmas is finished. Plans for the new year have begun. Seed catalogues begin to look oh-so-appealing once again. Suddenly I am […]