Follow Me On:

  • Follow Me on Pinterest

Containers

  • 2015 Vintage Iron Urn
    Samples of past & present Containers I've created for my garden

Gardening by Letter Project

  • Gardening by letter project
    Organized by Anna of FlowerGardenGirl blog.

Published Work

  • Painted Halloween Candies
    a small sampling of my published projects spanning a decade of freelancing
Blog powered by Typepad

« Christmas Garden Gifts | Main | up to no good »

January 14, 2009

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Cinj

I've been pouring over the seed catalogs too, but I haven't ordered any yet either. I won't be starting my seeds until late February or March because it will be too cold outside to get them outside until at least April if not May anyway.

I have been thinking about getting one of those heat mats too. I've only tried starting seeds once though so I can't claim to be unsuccessful (or successful).

tina

I don't think you are too late. Good that you are even doing it. It will be fun. Can't wait to see what you come up with. I saw Tyra's collage and what a neat thing!

Frances

Hi Kathleen, thanks for the link love. I was trying to find your email address to tell you that I have a couple of the primula veris seeds leftover if you are interested. :-)
Frances

Nancy Bond

Good luck with your seeds, Kathleen. It's an exciting way to spend a winter afternoon. :) Dreaming of spring...

Marnie

I've been going thru the catalogs too. So many lovelies, I can't decide.
Marnie

gail

Kathleen, I love seeds and buy them even though I have no growing space for them...sowing directly in the garden works for me. So those are the seeds I buy over and over again. It is fun and the dreams of flowers are tantalizing....the catalogs are so much fun, too. gail

Kathleen

I am with you Cinj. I can't plant out until May either so I guess I'm not really that far behind. I have had pretty good luck starting seeds, it's keeping them going that will sometimes get me in trouble.

Kathleen

Thanks Tina. Tyra's collage was cool, wasn't it? I hope to share my successes (or failures) with you all down the road and look forward to reading about everyone elses too!

Kathleen

Anytime Frances (on the link love) and I e-mailed you. Merci beaucoup!!!!

Kathleen

I'm right there with you Nancy. Wishing it were closer to spring than it actually is.... My problem with seeds is I always order more than I have room to plant. It's like having eyes bigger than your stomach or whatever that saying is.

Kathleen

I know the feeling EXACTLY Marnie! I've been trying to whittle my lists down (to manageable, doable numbers) ~ it's so hard! Good luck deciding!

Kathleen

That's probably the best way to sow seeds Gail, then no worries about heat pads, grow lights, space to do it all in, etc., etc. Plus the seedlings don't need to be hardened off or anything else. I think starting seeds is something to keep us occupied until we can really get out in the garden!! lol

Alice Golden

I haven't started seeds for the last two years, but this year we will for sure...my problem is that I always wind up growing way too many and have a hard time killing, I mean thinning, them out :)

Kathleen

I have that same problem Alice. I always think if they were hardy enough to germinate, I should give them a chance! Sometimes I give my extras away and that helps.

The comments to this entry are closed.

Most Recent Photos

  • Je 't'Aime' Tulips2
  • Je 't'Aime' Tulips
  • Je 't'Aime' Tulips1
  • Hellebore 'Amber Gem'
  • Downy Woodpecker7
  • Downy Woodpecker6
  • Downy Woodpecker4
  • Downy Woodpecker2
  • Downy Woodpecker1
  • Downy Woodpecker10
  • Amaryllis 'Double Dream1'
  • Amaryllis 'Double Dream3'