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Saving seeds not a good investment

A penny saved is a penny earned, but saving seeds from the garden can be a questionable use of time and energy. “Saving one’s own garden seeds is a false sense of economy,” says University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist David Trinklein. “In the world of gardening, seeds are one of the least expensive costs, … Continue reading

Fresh vegetables are a winter option

Growing vegetables in containers can be both fun and challenging. Surprisingly, most vegetables do very well in containers, but it is important to pay attention to light, temperature, soil media, rooting space, plant selection, watering, feeding and pests. Most gardeners grow plants in containers if they do not have enough space for a regular garden. … Continue reading