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Beverly Hayman
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Beverly Hayman

Hi Debbie I enjoyed reading this.I planted some lavender in a pot tonight and the instructions said to put the soil that came with it in lukewarm water until it was all absorbed ,so when i read in your dads tips about using warm soil it made sense why i had to use lukewarm water.

Renee
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Renee

I started seeds indoors for the first time this year! Steve is so right in stating that it is a full time proposition. I treated my little seeds like pets. After reading today’s post, I am going to refine my process. I will be starting one more batch of seeds indoors to get a jump on our cold wet spring season. I love this blog! What does Steve use for his seed starter mix?

Joyce Stewart
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Joyce Stewart

Oh Debbie, your Dad is such a sweetie, would you tell him that Catherine Stewart’s x daughter inlaw Joyce said hello-loved his meat market now I get to enjoy the tips from his gardening

Pinouille3
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Pinouille3
I am so happy to find your dad’s tips. I have been gardening for decades but always have things to learn. I have not been planting seeds in many years. I do not have a greenhouse so I planted in my house. When my grow light contraption bit the dust I decided to just buy seedlings. This year I decided to give seeds a go again because I want to make cornichons so had to buy seeds. I remember A lecture I attended on starting seeds given by Annie of Annie’s Annuals when she first started decades ago. She said… Read more »
Jane
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I really enjoyed this post – the care taken in sowing seeds is inspirational; J x

Janmary
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Oh this is so lovely …. my Dad is 83 and also a keen gardener, although he has recently moved to an appartment so no longer has his own garden, he still enjoys giving advice. So special to record these moments and to spend the time together, recording his passion and knowledge. Thanks for sharing x

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