Its time to start planting your seeds for sprouting. Or is it? This helpful site is a great tool for planning the time at which you plant the seed for sprouting and the time you transplant it to your garden: https://app.gosprout.it/
Great article naming the best fruits and veggies to buy if you want to make sure they last a long time and nto spoil.
In just a few weeks things will start heating up here in the Northwoods and it will be time to start thinking about planting seeds. A greenhouse is a great way to start those plants earlier than you could normally. The article above gives step by step instructions and photos on how to build your own greenhouse for very little money.
If you want a more permanent solution you might also look at the local vendor Harbor Freight Tools in Saint Paul. Their aluminum greenhouses are from $300 to $700.
In this month’s local meeting we discussed growing fruit trees. In just over a month or so it will be a good time to prune most fruit trees here in Minnesota, before the spring growth and buds start. This is one of the best videos I have seen showing how to prune a young fruit tree. Enjoy!
Many of use multiple ways to preserve our food to make it last longer. But were you aware of different foods and especially meats have a wide variety of shelf lives after being vacuum sealed? The link above is a great article on the subject and has a table you can print out and tape to your cupboard door to remind you.
The topic of what cities in the Twin Cities metro area allow which animals was talked about at our last monthly meeting. This recent article in the Star Tribune is an example of how many cities are conflicted over how to deal with the growing trend.
Confused over how to season your cast iron kitchenware? This collection of advice is a wealth of information.