Commercial seed raising mixes are convenient, but they're often either expensive or poor quality. Save money and get better results by making your own DIY seed raising mix.

Seed Raising Mix

Commercial seed raising mixes are convenient, but they& often either expensive or poor quality. Save money and get better results by making your own DIY seed raising mix.

Here is a list of common vegetables and seed varieties that are resistant to disease and other conditions. Save this list and refer to it if you have trouble with vegetable disease in your home vegetable garden.

Vegetable Seeds Disease Resistance Buying List

Here is a list of common vegetables and seed varieties that are resistant to disease and other conditions. Save this list and refer to it if you have trouble with vegetable disease in your home vegetable garden.

Seed Starting Guide: Quick Tips for Starting Seeds Successfully

Seed Starting Guide: Quick Tips for Starting Seeds Successfully

SEED RAISING TIP: Reuse plastic punnets to sow herb + vegie seeds. Why throw when you can grow? The built in clear lid with ventilation holes makes a perfect mini greenhouse. Just punch some holes in the base for drainage. No expensive trays/flats/pots.

Pallet seed raising greenhouse. Tuck square pots with seedlings into pallets. Put 2 panes of glass or perspex. Instant greenhouse to get things started.

Pallet Garden - created with pallets, flower pots covered with transparent plates, transforming them into horizontal greenhouses

Seedlings, spaced about 8" apart in a raised bed. As long as you feed and water well, this will work and produce corn.

How to Grow Corn from Seed

Seedlings, spaced about apart in a raised bed. As long as you feed and water well, this will work and produce corn.

Seed Starting 101: Direct Sowing, Transplants, Tips & More

Seed Starting 101: Direct Sowing, Transplants, Tips & More

Newspaper Seed Starting Pots, could also (and better, less dye) be used with paper grocery bags...

The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking: Newspaper Seed Starting Pots

The best DIY chemical-free seed starting mix: http://www.milkwood.net/2015/05/11/how-to-make-best-ever-seed-raising-mix/

2 parts compost Perfect seed raising mix: 2 parts coco peat 1 part worm castings 1 part sand sprinkle of aged animal manure

Green Harvest - Seed Raising Information

Growing from the range of seed available from Green Harvest is fun, gives you the opportunity to go organic from seed to plate, saves money and enhances the flavours and variety in your diet

Seeds started in a cupcake tin, perfect. Once plants have germinated place the paper & plant in soil.

Seeds started in a cupcake tin, perfect. Once plants have germinated pSeeds started in a cupcake tin, perfect. Once plants have germinated place the paper & plant in soil.lace the paper & plant in soil.

DIY Seed Starting Hacks 4

12 DIY Seed Starting Hacks To Make Planting Seeds Cheaper, Easier and Quicker

A stone-free sandy loam is best for carrots. Raised beds with minimal compaction work well, also. Where soil is more firm or clay-like, the shorter varieties are advisable. Germination takes 2-3 weeks and early growth is slow. Seed is very fine, so thinning will need to be done. Click here to read more carrot growing tips! #gardentrends #carrots #vegetablegarden #growyourown

A stone-free sandy loam is best for carrots. Raised beds with minimal compaction work well, also. Where soil is more firm or clay-like, the shorter varieties are advisable. Germination takes 2-3 weeks and early growth is slow. Seed is very fine, so thinning will need to be done. Click here to read more carrot growing tips! #gardentrends #carrots #vegetablegarden #growyourown

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