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Moistening potting soil

Moistening potting soil

When I was in college, one of my student jobs involved helping out at the school's arboretum. There, I learned all kind of handy planting techniques, such as moistening your potting soil thoroughly in the sink before starting seeds.

Our first spring flat --- onions --- is now on its heating mat and ready to grow. Next up are broccoli and peppers at the first of March.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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I've been gardening on and off for over 40 years and I FINALLY figured that out!
Comment by Nayan Sun Feb 12 09:20:31 2017

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