Time to get your garden on!
In Issue Q5 of The Dirt on Organic Gardening Magazine, find out what you need to know for spring, from best ways to buy seeds to how to join in on the seed-saving network that’s bringing back all kinds of heirloom varieties.
Find out a simple way to test the viability on old seeds, get suggestions on how to find new vegetable varieties, and learn some great tips for keeping your garden efforts organized.
In this issue
GROWING FOOD: With a few basics in place, it’s easy!
PLANNING A SPRING GARDEN: Now is the time to think about spring
HOW MUCH DIRT? Calculating your raised-bed soil needs
DOS & DON’TS for established gardens
SEED CATALOGS: Getting all the benefits
BANKS, SWAPS AND LIBRARIES: A grassroots movement for preserving seed diversity
STARTING SEEDS INDOORS: Get a jump on the coming season
STARTING SEEDS IN EGGSHELLS: Don’t throw those eggshells (or cartons) away!
SPROUTING SEEDS IN YOUR WINDOW: Find out how viable those old seeds are
WARM WEATHER ALTERNATIVES: Mix it up in your garden this year!
THE ORGANIZED GARDENER: No seeds left behind!
TRACKING WHAT YOU PLANT: Ways to log your garden info
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