It’s a new gardening year and the only thing I know for sure is that it is time to start scanning the shops, the online catalogues and your existing seeds to make a plan for growing your own food. There is a lot of seed shuffling between now and harvest and gardeners are at the starting gate in February. Ready, set, grow.
“We give the best advice we can in terms of setting up a greenhouse, planning out the heat, planning out the cooling. The greenhouse gives you the medium – it’s like the canvas, and then you just have to add a few little things [like] a small heater and [maybe] cooling if the fans aren’t going to be enough, we give advice on that. And BC Greenhouses are sold around the world from Australia and Europe to South America and across North America. It’s a small BC company with a big reputation internationally. ” Read on to find out more about planning your greenhouse.
I grow tomatoes, and so much more. Our family eats food from our garden in Qualicum Beach every month of the year and many of the things we eat, like Sorrel, are already sprouting and growing. But March is tomato month. This is the time to buy and start seeds indoors so you have your own harvest this summer.
It is officially February and there are suddenly so many jobs a gardener can be tackling. But if you don’t have an apple tree, an orchid or sprouting lemons you are probably focussed on starting seeds this month. Growing from seed is one of the most rewarding tasks facing gardeners.