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Seed Starting Pitfalls

Be sure to read the back of the seed packet for recommendations on timing. Don't start seeds too early, especially the fast growing annuals!

In a previous post we gave some tips for starting seeds. In this post I thought I’d talk about what to do if things go wrong, and places where people commonly make mistakes with their seed starting. Here are some things to look out for and try to avoid. And take it from this long-time […]

Alternative to Niger Seeds


Many people who feed the birds have a finch feeder and the finches love the Niger seed that is commonly used to fill them. But some people don’t realize that by using the very fine sunflower chips in these feeder they can attract a greater variety of birds. My husband and I have filled our […]