Episode #28 Direct Sow Your Garden Seed

By Melissa Norris | Gardening

Jun 13

Knowing how to direct sow your garden seed is important for anyone wanting to grow their own food.Love these tips, knowing which seeds to soak, when to plant, and companion planting tips will help our garden produce the most veggies yet!

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In this episode we discuss the importance of knowing how to direct sow your garden seed and having heirloom seed. We’ll discuss:

  • When to plant your summer garden
  • Which seeds to soak overnight
  • What direct sow method means
  • What germination means
  • When not to plant certain seeds
  • When you should not soak your seeds
  • Which vegetables you shouldn’t direct sow
  • Definition of growing season
  • Companion Planting
  • How to keep birds from pulling out your new starts
  • Crop rotation, what it is, and tips for your garden

 

Resources and show notes:

Why Heirloom Seeds Are Best and Intro to Heirloom Seeds

My free 40+ page Heirloom Gardening Guide!

How to Plant Potatoes

How to Plant and Grow Squash

How to Plant and Grow Beets

10 Easy Steps to Grow Your Own Food

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About the Author

Melissa K. Norris inspires people's faith and pioneer roots with her books, podcast, and blog. Melissa lives with her husband and two children in their own little house in the big woods in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains. When she's not wrangling chickens and cattle, you can find her stuffing Mason jars with homegrown food and playing with flour and sugar in the kitchen.