Year-round Gardening: Organize Your Seeds!

Winter is a down time for gardening here. When frigid temperatures set in for the long haul, there’s really not a lot one can do. Or is there?

Besides reading up on new gardening techniques and ideas, drooling over reading seed and plant catalogs, one could take on the task of organizing their garden seeds.

This is what I found myself doing this winter.

Before starting, it was prudent to put some decent thought into how, exactly, my seeds were going to be organized when this project was complete. You see, this is not the first time I have “organized” my seeds. And, I suspect, it won’t be the last.

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2011 Garden Plan - Peas

Spring Peas…Mmmm :)

Peas like the cool temperatures of spring/early summer, and are easy to grow. And they reward us with delicious food that tastes good both raw and cooked. Peas have been loved by many dating back through the centuries, in fact archeological digs have found evidence of human consumption of peas dating back to earlier than 9000 BC!

If there is one veggie that doesn’t even make it out of the garden, it’s peas. We had to try really hard to get some to last it to the house last summer. Sadly, they were gone in a day.

So this year, I . . . → Read More: 2011 Garden Plan – Peas

2011 Garden Plan

Gardenus indecisionus.: a chronic condition, usually presenting in late winter and peaking in early spring yearly. It can cause insomnia, discomfort and anxiety. In severe conditions it can even cause nervousness and a need to constantly sort out seeds. Extreme symptoms include buying more seeds than the gardener has the space/time/energy/money for with delusional thoughts of a tropical oasis in their yard.

I’m sure I’m not the only gardener that suffers from this dreaded affliction. Right?

I was recently inspired to start cataloging seeds. It all started when I was trying to fill a trade order and couldn’t find the Taiyo Sunflower seeds I knew I had. I looked high, . . . → Read More: 2011 Garden Plan