Fall Garden From Seed – Done!

Today I finished my fall garden, and this is the first time that I started from seed. I planted seeds in small containers (5 oz paper cups 🙂 ) about a month ago. Some grew, some did not. Between using organic seeds I got for a great deal on Amazon, re-purposed soil and crates, compost and a good bit of free burlap, I was able to complete my garden for $40. I may be spending more if my seedlings/seeds don’t make it and have to resort to buying plants, but I had to try from seed at least once. My fingernails are still dirty, I met some cool little critters, and got a lot of vitamin D. These are just the beginning of the benefits of my little garden. (The lush green leaves in my garden are my crazy, takin’ over the whole place, sweet potatoes. Those have been there for a couple of months, and I am anxious for them to be ready to harvest.)

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Step 1 – Line crate with burlap and fill 2/3 way up with organic soil

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Step 2 – Add a layer of compost

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Step 3 and 4 – Add another layer of organic soil and plant seed/seedling/plant (and water!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Finished!

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My “what is where” chart

 

 

 

 

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  1. Kasey Klein

     /  September 19, 2017

    LOVE all you have done. Beautiful job!

    On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 9:21 PM, Whole to the Core Blog wrote:

    > M. Terry posted: “Today I finished my fall garden, and this is the first > time that I started from seed. I planted seeds in small containers (5 oz > paper cups 🙂 ) about a month ago. Some grew, some did not. Between using > organic seeds I got for a great deal on Amazon, re-pu” >

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