How many seeds from a packet for vegetables and herbs should I plant in the individual plant starter pots?

Answer Always plant 2-3 seeds per cell. Sometimes one of the seeds will not germinate, this way you still have at least one coming up. After they have grown a couple of weeks, pick the best one and snipe ... Read More »

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How to Plant Seeds in Peat Pots?

Peat pots are made from compressed peat. The benefit of using these to start flower and vegetable seeds is that the entire pot is planted in the garden, minimizing root disturbance of the plants. T... Read More »

How Late Can You Plant the Seeds for Vegetables?

There is not a single month of the calendar year when vegetable seeds cannot be planted, either indoors under lights or by direct sowing outdoors under cover. The trick to knowing how late can you ... Read More »

If a tomato plant is infected with the mosaic virus can the seeds from that plant be used to plant new plants in following years or will the virus go with it.?

No, the seeds are sometimes affected and there is no way of telling which ones they are until too late. Some viruses can be controlled on seeds by a process of fermentation, but this doesn't appear... Read More »

Can I grow vegetables and herbs in pots?

Depending on the veggies, yes. Peppers, tomatoes, radishes, and any other vegetable that doesn't have deep roots will grow (of course, dependent on the size of the pot). But make sure they get enou... Read More »