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A blog about Outdoor and Indoor gardening in Minnesota.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: minnesota, gardening, indoor gardening, houseplants, annuals, tropicals, vegetables, succulents, water gardening

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Winter Sowing Status Report #1 on Feb 2, 2012 in winter sowing, winter, sowing, seeds, giveawayThe winter sowing season is in full swing, and I've finally had a chance to get started! I spent most of my time cleaning and preparing containers, and sorting my seeds. Whew. Now that I've gotten everything organized, I should be able to get the re...



Succulent Propagation During The Winter on Feb 1, 2012 in weird stuff, succulents, winter, propagation, houseplants, house plantsSucculents are extremely easy to propagate in the summer. All you have to do is stick the cutting in dirt and walk away. It's so easy that sometimes they don't even need your help; leaves that fall from the plant will root themselves. Succulent pl...



Inspiration From a First Time Winter Sower on Jan 30, 2012 in winter sowing, winter, sowing, seeds, giveawayI recently received an email that made my day and I wanted to share with all of you! The email was from one of the winners of my winter sowing seed giveaway contest from last year. Here is the post she wrote last year after winning my contest, comp...



Melting Snow to Water Houseplants on Jan 28, 2012 in winter, water, watering plantsRain water is the best type of water to use on houseplants. In the summer, I use the water from my rain barrels and my houseplants love it. Three buckets and a shovel Unfortunately, during the winter the water in my rain barrels would be frozen s...



Winter Sowing Free Seed Giveaway on Jan 24, 2012 in winter sowing, winter, sowing, seeds, giveawayLast year, I had drawings for free seeds throughout the winter sowing season. The giveaways were a huge success, so I've decided to do it again this year! Winter sown containers If you've never heard of winter sowing, you're missing out! Start by...



Easy Seed Envelopes on Jan 18, 2012 in seeds, reuse junk, storing seeds, sharing seedsOne of my favorite activities in the fall is collecting seeds from my garden. I use these seeds to grow my annuals and vegetables every year, which saves me tons of money. I also love to share my seeds with friends, and use them to trade for other s...