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July 23, 2024
What’s Wrong with My Seedlings?

Common reasons your seedlings may be failing to thrive

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Transplanting Seedlings - Tips for Backyard Growers

Sprouted seedlings need room to grow even before they're garden ready. Transplanting is a delicate process that offers big rewards. Here are a few of our favorite tips.

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Pinetree's Guide to Seed Starting

Seed starting is where you plant your seeds indoors in the spring to give them a jump start on the growing season, so you can grow earlier and get your...

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Digging deeper into seed starting

Digging a little deeper into seed starting: scarification, stratification, and soaking.

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Bigger Harvests with Less Space: Make the Most of Your Garden Succession Planting

Perhaps because so many of Pinetree Garden Seeds customers are beginning or inexperienced home gardeners, our experts get asked a lot of questions about maximizing limited planting space. Whether you...

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How to Grow Quick and Easy Microgreens

"Microgreens" is an umbrella term for a variety of leafy greens that are harvested in a very early stage of their growing cycle. This stage is called the "cotyledon growth...

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How to Grow Petunias from Seed

How to Grow Petunias from Seed Originally from South America, petunias are a trumpet shaped flower and mostly grown as annuals in the US (although the can be perennials in...

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It is TOO HOT!: How to Germinate Wildflowers Seeds in the Summer

Even here in Maine, it has finally become summer. While that means weekend trips to the beach, it also means that we have soil temperatures that are too hot for...

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How to: Planting Your Hardneck Garlic Bulbs in the Fall

  By the time November rolls around here in the North, our gardens have been cleared out, neatened up and prepped for a long winter rest. Something else you can...

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