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Planting flowers is indulgence. Growing vegetables is art.

 - The PhD Homemaker

April 15, 2016

This post sums the steps and findings of my experiment with Peter Burke's Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening, anybody tried his approach or similar methods of someone else's?


I followed almost exactly the steps Peter laid out in detail in his book: soak the seeds; moisten soil mix; plant the seeds; incubate in the dark for 4 days; water daily and green the sprouts indoor for 3-5 days.



Here are snapshots of the above steps...

February 16, 2016


In the early summer of 2015, I finally had a few minutes, I went outside and stuck a dozen of seeds of zucchini, cumcumber, tomato and eggplant each in the soil of a corner at my backyard. (I usually plant two or three seeds in one spot).

There was also a waste bin for decompsosable matters in that corner. Over the course of 8 years my family has been living in the house, the waste bin became filled up with weeds I pulled from...

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