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Time To Start Your Seeds

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Time To Start Your Seeds

It's March! Time to march into spring! In contrast to last winter, this one has been a breeze here in Buffalo. Normally, I'm chomping at the bit to see grass, and begin the renewal of spring. This year, thankfully to Mother Nature, I'm not feeling that same sense of urgency.  So, it's hard to believe it's time to pull out those grow lights and get my babies, uh, I mean seeds, started. My kids will often joke that I care more about my plant babies.  While it's not true that I love my seeds more, starting seeds indoors does take...

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Starting Your Garden

Posted by Jessica Meyers Altman on

Here in the Northeast, we've had one brutal winter (understatement times 5). Today the sun is shining, the mounds of snow are melting, and we're hearing sounds of water dripping and splashing. You warm weather states have no idea how AMAZING it feels. It gets us smiling at one another, and yes, we roll our windows down at 42 degrees! So what does this weather have to do with food? Well-growing it of course! I'm big into knowing my food source from its seed. I grow all of our plants from organic seed. Why? When you grow from seed, you have...

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