Mother Earth Living

Green Patch: Start Your Seeds Indoors This Winter

Expert answers to your herb-growing questions.

If you don’t have a greenhouse, use the brightest window of your home or a grow light to nurture your seedlings.
Whiteflies look like miniscule gnats as adults.
Photo courtesy USDA Agricultural Research Service
While you are stuck indoors this winter, decide what type of garden will fit your space and needs. From left, here are some examples of gardens to consider: A long, narrow island bed; a window box kitchen garden; a Mexican four-square layout; or a raised bed formed by a retaining wall.
Gayle Ford

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