Winter Sowing Low Tunnel Setup for Seed Starting

Now that we're almost into February, it's time to start thinking about planting seeds for the next growing season. The first seeds that I'll sow include my perennial flowers and my hardy annual flowers. Since I don't have a big grow light setup, I'll need to construct an unheated low tunnel specifically for seed starting…

End of January Polytunnel Update

I swear, January always feels like the longest month ever. There's nothing really actively growing, and it's usually too cold to go outside and have fun. So I end up stuck inside under my blankets waiting for the sun to come back out. Luckily, the month is almost over and it's time to take a…

INSANE DAHLIA GIVEAWAY!

If there's one thing that cut flower growers love - it's dahlias. Admittedly, I've gone way overboard with them this year. In an effort to grow the channel, I'm hosting a dahlia tuber giveaway. Here's how it works - United States Shipping Only. Must be 13 years or older to participate. Multiple ways to enter,…

Acurite Atlas Garden Sensor Weather Station Setup

Several weeks ago, I was contacted by the marketing team that works with Acurite. They asked if I'd like to share and review some products that monitor the weather in my garden. Since I'm a giant nerd, this was right up my alley! Of course, I said 'YES!!'. For the sake of complete transparency, I…

What I’m Winter Sowing in January –

Since I've started posting about seed starting and winter sowing, one of the most common questions I get is "what do I winter sow and when?" This year, I'm attempting to help answer that question by making a series of posts showing what plants I'm actually planting each month. I generally start the winter sowing…

Monitoring Humidity and Temperature in the Polytunnel – Acurite Sensors

If you've been following along on the YouTube channel, you'll know that I've had serious troubles with mold in the hoop house this year. Recently, the marketing team from Acurite reached out to see if I would be interested in testing some cool garden gadgets. For the sake of transparency, I have not been paid…

January Polytunnel Update – Cut Flower Garden

It's a new year! That means that it's time to take a look into the hoop house and see what's growing right now. There's definitely some good and bad things to report. Let's check it out - The sweet peas in the middle of the hoop are getting pretty tall. The sweet pea seedlings are…