Congratulations to Anita Spence! She's the randomly selected winner of the Self-watering Greenhouse. Check your email Anita for confirmation!
When it comes to sowing seeds I love English peas, sweet peas, hyacinth bean vine, gourds, yard long green beans and of course, sunflowers.
What's your favorite plant to grow from seeds? Tell me for a chance to win a Jiffy self-watering seedling greenhouse. This handy seed starting tray comes with starter pellets, a no-mess self-watering mat and a lid to keep in moisture.
Enter your response in the comments section below and I'll pick a random winner on Wednesday February 6, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. CST. Click here for the official rules.
Seeds are the miracle makers of the garden world. Big things come from such small, seemingly inert packages. A carrot seed is small enough to get caught under a fingernail and yet will produce a delectable carrot in a few months. And what about sunflowers or corn? So much promise!
There's still time to get seeds started. If you live in a cold climate you can get a jump start by sowing seeds indoors. Gardeners who live in regions with long summers and warm falls be sure to buy extra now to start a second crop of blooms and vegetables midsummer.
Zinnia 'Benary's Scarlet Giant'
Gomphrena 'Las Vegas Pink'
Cosmos 'Cosmic Orange'
Polish Amaranth 'Oeschburg' (Amaranth cruentus)
Veggies & Herbs
Carrots 'Purple Dragon'
Lettuce 'Tom Thumb'
Tomato 'Sun Gold'
Yard Long Beans
Pepper 'Holy Mole'