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Starting and growing giant pumpkins

Starting and growing Giant PumpkinsAtlantic Giant Pumpkins were developed through selective harvesting for decades by Howard Dill in Windsor, Nova Scotia, my hometown. Since then, the seeds have been grown worldwide and are commonly produce 400-500 pound pumpkins....

Chitting your way to more potatoes

Getting more potatoes per plant Chitting your way to a bigger cropSeed potatoes, or just old potatoes that have sat for too long will grow new plants eventually. Each potato eye has the potential to form an entirely new plant. Most people will plant an entire seed...

Grow Bags Putting your garden in a bag.

Grow Bags Putting your garden in a bag. Grow bags are cloth bags typically made from thick, non-woven, pressed fabrics. In most cases, a thick (7+year) landscaping fabric is used. The non-woven fabric aspect allows for free air circulation around the roots allowing...
When to start planting seeds

When to start planting seeds

When to start planting seeds - indoors firstAre you planning a garden this spring? As last years run on seeds has made the early ordering of your seeds for the coming year is a bit more critical now than in years passed as many vendors sold out and some varieties were...

Germination testing your seeds

Germination testing your seeds

Germination testing your seedsAs seeds age, their ability to grow is reduced, and eventually, they become unviable and will not sprout/grow at all. The long term viability of seeds is dependent on the variety as well as the conditions they are stored in. Seeds should...

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