General Garden Info

Soil Amendments

Soil Amendments All you need to know Organic matter is the very heart and soul of organic gardening. Organic matter is the waste residues and remains of living organisms. As it undergoes the natural process of decay in the soil, it is converted gradually to a very stable form called humus. There are few things as important to garden preparation as adding organic matter to the soil. Ultimately, humus and the process by which it is formed can have a dramatic impact on your garden. So what’s the impact? Synthetic…

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General Garden Info

Soil Temperatures for Vegetable Seed Germination

 Soil Temperatures for Vegetable Seed Germination To use: Insert thermometer a minimum of 2 to 3 inches. Check the temperature after approximately 2 minutes.  Soil temperatures for Vegetable seed germination should be consistent for several days before seeds are sown to ensure that the seeds are being exposed to optimal temperatures for germination. Minimum 32°F 40°F 50°F 60°F Endive Lettuce Onion ParsnipSpinach Beet Broccoli CabbageCarrot Cauliflower Celery Parsley Pea Radish Swiss Chard Turnip Seed Potato Asparagus Sweet Corn Tomato Bean, Lima Bean, SnapCucumber Eggplant Muskmelon Okra Pepper Pumpkin SquashWatermelon

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