GROWING FOOD

Tomato Seedlings

Growing Tomatoes at Sensible Gardening and Living

So far…so good! The tomato seedlings are up and looking very healthy. I will probably pot them up into larger pots in a few weeks but for now they look happy and well. I tried a few different varieties of tomato seeds this year, all of which are certified organic. Persimmon Heirloom Tomato Variety. A large orange beefsteak, sweet, resistant…

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DIY PROJECTS/BEES

How to Grow an Amaryllis

Amarylis in bloom at Sensible Gardening and Living

A yearly New Year’s tradition at our house is to plant a new amaryllis bulb. Growing amaryllis is so much fun to watch, with their rapid growth, as though they are on steroids. The growth of the bulb from beginning to bloom takes us nicely through the dreary months of January and February. For indoor plants, not much beats a…

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