Regrow Veggies and Never Be Without

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Have you ever gone to the fridge for veggies, just to discover that your produce has gone bad or that you are out altogether?

No room for a garden of your own?  These veggies can easily be regrown in your kitchen.  Save money and know that you have fresh, organic vegetables available anytime you need them. Delicious and sustainable!

There are many vegetables that can be regrown.  Here are a few I have personally had success with.  Give it a try and get the kids involved, for a fun and educational project. Continue reading “Regrow Veggies and Never Be Without”

Starting Seeds Indoors – How I do it by Modifying a Simple Basement Storage Shelf

"Seed Starting 01 | www.stephsneckofthewoods.com"Starting seeds indoors is a great way to get a head start on gardening for the spring (or anytime, for that matter).  And it is the way I choose to start my garden each spring. 

We do have cats in the home though, and I needed to find a safe way to do this. 

We have no windowsills with sun exposure sufficient enough for sprouting, and to leave them out on a counter would (1) not provide enough light for them grow, and (2) not last long enough to reach a size to be transplanted into the outdoor garden. My cats would surely see to that!

So, what to do?  I have an unfinished basement that is mostly used for storage.  My son and I built several simple storage shelves to hold totes several years ago. Continue reading “Starting Seeds Indoors – How I do it by Modifying a Simple Basement Storage Shelf”