Tag: seeds

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How to use propagators to beat the cold

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If, like us, you live in a place where spring can still be quite cold, and so hard to get your seeds germinating, even in the greenhouse, it may be handy to know how to get the best out of propagators. Related Posts:Cleaning the greenhouse and preparing for spring plantingUsing […]

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January is always seedanuary

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January at Ar Bruadair is always a time for reflection on the year past and the excitement of the year to come. It’s January when the seed orders get placed and plans are underway. So go grab a cuppa and a wee biscuit or two and let’s get started.

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How to save your tomato seeds for next year

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Well after the last post talking about saving seeds from your flower garden I thought it might be nice to follow that up for all you vegetable gardeners with a way to save your tomato seeds. So get your jam jars out again! Saving tomato seeds is a little bit […]

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Decoding garden seed packets & catalogues

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Part 2 of information on your seed packets. Right now it’s early morning, so it’s still dark outside. The wind is wiping hard enough around the garden that I can hear it quite clearly indoors. It’s cold and there are next to no leaves on the trees I can just […]