12 Ways to Successfully Sow Seeds Indoors

Green Talk® - .  Are you frustrated sowing seeds indoors? Maybe your seeds didn’t germinate. Or perhaps your new seedlings died before or after you planted in the garden? Here 12 way to successfully sow seeds indoors. Let’s turn that upside down frown into a smile. Why Sow Seeds Indoors? Before we start, you may ask, why sow seeds indoors? I live in zone 6 (New Jersey) and don’t have a long spring or summer.  So in order to harvest my plants timely, I need get a jump start by sowing … [Read more...]

Grow Seeds Indoors : April Update. You Can Do This.

Green Talk® - Ever wonder what it is like to grow over 200 seedlings a year?  I am small potatoes compared to other herb/vegetable farmers.  So, I thought I would give you an inside glimpse of my seedlings growing inside. You can grow seeds indoors too! Watch the video below: Indoor Seed Update! 200+ Seedlings! Update on the seeds.. See how they are doing inside. It's not too late to sign up for the How to Grow Your Seeds Indoors. 200+ plants and growing more. Saving tons of $$$ and … [Read more...]

Winter Seed Sowing Vegetables Pro and Cons

Green Talk® - What happens if you want to grow your seeds indoors but just don’t have the space?   Consider winter seed sowing.  I am a huge advocate of growing seeds indoors but realized that not everyone has the room or the budget to buy grow lights.  So, this year I took a crack at winter seed sowing, which is basically growing seeds in opaque jugs outside in the cold. It was an extreme leap of faith in Mother Nature that these seeds would germinate in the bitter cold.  I pretty much … [Read more...]

Eco-Friendly Multi-Use Yard Living. Eat and Enjoy.

Green Talk® - How can you create a yard that incorporates drought-tolerant plants, your veggie garden and a space for you and your guests, too? I think you can have your cake and eat it too. Creating eco-friendly landscape and interior designs has taught me that you can have a beautiful, functional space that both looks great, gets use, and fits your eco-friendly standards. In this case, you can create a yard that you want to sit outside in, grow a garden in, and looks great too. Let’s … [Read more...]

Sleep On Latex: A Healthier Mattress to Sleep Better

Green Talk® - Could your mattress be the culprit to your sleep deprivation? Do you toss and turn and wake up with a sore back? This was me. As a gardener, I abuse my body with my constant twisting and bending. But not any mattress will do. I only wanted a nontoxic healthier mattress since my mattress should meet the same requirements as my organic garden–pure, healthy, and made with care. Sleep On Latex mattress fit the bill. I was given a mattress to review and I only review … [Read more...]

Gone Vegan: And Loving My New Life

Green Talk® - In the summer, I decided to become a vegan. You may recall when I became a vegetarian several years ago. I stayed a vegetarian for three years but decided to return to eating meat for health reasons. This time I jumped in veganism head first and have never felt better. Weird, huh despite all my difficulties being a vegetarian. I know it seems confusing as to why I left being a vegetarian in the first place. When I went vegetarian, my gut health wasn’t good and I was … [Read more...]

Proper Lighting to Grow Seeds Indoors.

Green Talk® - If Tina Turner was a gardener, she would sing, “what’s light got to do with it?” Everything, my sunflowers. If you want to grow successful indoor vegetable and flower seedling, proper lighting is the key. Since this is the time to sow seeds indoors, let’s shed some illumination on proper lighting to grow seeds indoors. Lighting to grow seeds indoors. Before I begin, let’s dispel the window scenario right now. Use the window and your seedling will … [Read more...]

How to Grow Grains in a Small Garden

Green Talk® - Ever thought of growing your grains in your garden? Worried you don’t have enough room? I grow small amounts of grain in my raised beds or plots dedicated to herbs. So, if you ever had the itch to grow your grains, I will show you how. In the past, I have grown amaranth, buckwheat, sorghum, quinoa, and oats. Since my family is gluten free, I have never attempted to grow wheat. In this article, I will focus on some of the easier grains such as buckwheat, sorghum and … [Read more...]