Seeds & SproutsA blog for growing gardeners!
Adapted with permission from University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Hancock County, photos by Pammy Dyer Stewart Did you know that garlic is...
During WWII garlic was given to wounded soldiers. It was known as 'Russian Penicillin'. The heaviest head (bulb) of garlic was 2 lbs 10 oz. It was...
November Task List Plant garlic. Place mulch over garlic, shallot and strawberry beds when the ground begins to freeze. If leaving your leeks in the...
Gardening for wildlife is a great way to encourage biodiversity! There are thousands of ways to encourage birds, bees, toads, butterflies,...
April Gardening Tasks
Here’s a guide for when to start your seeds indoors in order to be ready to plant them outside in May or June:
1st week of April (start indoors)
- onions (if you didn’t start them in March)
- sweet & hot peppers
Mid-April (start indoors)
- herbs like oregano, thyme, sage, basil
Late April (start indoors)
- lettuce (again)
- flowers! like zinnias, cosmos, marigolds, bachelor buttons, lavatera
Seeds & Sprouts is a family-friendly garden blog, collaboratively created and edited by Incredible Edible Milbridge and the Community Caring Collaborative! Featuring monthly posts about family-friendly gardening activities, tips and tricks for your garden, and more!