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Planting in a High Tunnel
Demonstrated by CCE Master Gardeners Ann and Don Cobb, this video demonstrates planting in a high tunnel, but the method is universal. They use this method of planting seeds in soil all year for their entire garden:
This method encourages rapid germination, so if the seed doesn't emerge, the seed is probably dead, a good way to tell if the seed is viable.
Master Gardeners belong to a national corps of trained volunteers who share gardening information in their communities through the local Cooperative Extension office.
Starting seeds indoors provides an opportunity to get a head start on a short outdoor growing season.
Many plants that are now considered invasive started out as popular garden ornamentals. Learn more about what plants to avoid in your garden.
Prevention and early identification are crucial to minimizing damage from disease in your garden and landscape. Check out these resources that can help you stay ahead of disease in your garden.
Growing plants indoors can be difficult, but here are some links that may be helpful in making you successful at growing plants indoors:
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Last updated October 26, 2020