Feb 20, 2014

Let the planting begin...

Clean seed trays
It was high time to clean the seed trays and get the planting under 
way for 2014. 
soil block maker
Playing in the potting soil and making blocks for the Ailsa Craig 
onion seeds. 
Soil block
Loving the opportunity to get my hands dirty :-)
Dirty hands
I found the secret to making perfect soil blocks is using a pretty wet mix. Pressing against a solid surface while
releasing from the mold. This makes a perfect block every time!
After seeds are planted in the blocks... I add a little vermiculite for a 
light cover and keep those tiny seeds in place.
onion seed
with a variety of seeds...
tray of seeds
What have you got started for your gardens this year

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