Gardening With Mittens

Container Gardening: Create your own garden with limited space!

Have you been wanting to grow your own veggies, herbs and flowers but have limited space and sun?  Try container gardening.  It is infinitely more ...

Build a Simple 4x8 Wooden Raised Bed to grow your own vegetables

The easiest way to build a raised bed- attach 4 boards together and fashion a 4 foot by 8 foot rectangular garden bed.  This size garden bed is lar...

Starting Seedlings Successfully Inside! Part 3 of 3: Caring for your Seedlings and Transitioning them to grow outside

Steps to successfully starting seedlings inside:  Choose what you want to grow and order it from your favorite seed companies. Find your planting zone (For example, I am in eastern Massachusetts and plant according to the Zone 6a dates).  Find the date that you can plant your desired plant outside (let’s use tomatoes as an […]

Guess that Seedling!

Work at Daisy Hill Farm is gaining speed as seedlings are finally germinating and growing!  Can you guess the select seedlings below?  Fun fact:  W...

Hope in the midst of a miserable March

Early, cold-hardy plants that can be planted as soon as the ground thaws. Spinach, lettuce and other greens are especially excellent candidates for...

Part 2 of 3: Planning and Planting.....Starting Seedlings Successfully Inside!

Steps to successfully starting seedlings inside:  Choose what you want to grow and order it from your favorite seed companies. Find your planting zone (For example, I am in eastern Massachusetts and plant according to the Zone 6a dates).  Find the date that you can plant your desired plant outside (let’s use tomatoes as an […]

Part 1 of 3. Build your own Grow Station to Start Seedlings Inside....Successfully!

Introduction: (Scroll down to numbered list to skip all the verbiage and start building). Over the next week I will be starting to grow some of my ...

February on the Farm

It is almost the end of February and as the daylight increases each day, the hoop house plants are growing again after hibernating for the last cou...

Starting Seeds Inside: 5 things NOT to do.

I have tried a number of different methods to start seeds inside and have made  few mistakes along the way.  I have tried growing seedlings in wind...

Kate's Curated Seed Collection: Available now at www.daisyhillfarm.us

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I love seed catalogs

I love seeds.  This is not a surprise.  All growers love seeds.  They represent hope, they ARE hope, right in a tiny package. SO…..I bought a whole CRAP-TON of HOPE this year.  And I am not done, because this year I am in need of a crapton of hope. Seeds represent the futures, they are […]

How to Raise Chicks INSIDE without Raising your Blood Pressure.

  While I wouldn't say that raising our chickens inside was more than we bargained for, it was more than we bargained for.  The first couple of we...