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Indoor Seed Starting: a tutorial

February 12, 2016 4 comments
Learn to start seeds indoors!
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Hoop House Updates

February 9, 2016 1 comments
As this is the first year for the hoop house, we've been tracking temps and comparing the plants indoors vs the ones outside. Here's an update:
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Seeds - you know you want to start some!

February 2, 2016
It's time to get those seeds started! Join us next Thursday, Feb. 11, at NECIC (199 N. Main St., Mansfield) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. as we cover the best techniques for indoor seed starting!
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Join the renegade gardeners!

January 22, 2016
NECIC's annual Garden Movie and Pizza Night, held Jan. 21, was a big hit. If you weren't there, we missed you!
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Gettin' our Big Girl Leaves!

January 15, 2016 1 comments
The seedlings are doing well. The peppers have finally started germinating - they are always such slow-pokes- and the tomatoes are getting some true leaves.
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Good Morning, Sunshine!

January 14, 2016 3 comments
Just a little ray of sunshine to brighten your day, and a peek at the seedling progress to remind you that spring is coming...eventually...
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A Little Snow, A Lot of Weight

January 13, 2016 1 comments
Snow really doesn't look like it should be heavy, all light and fluffy looking, but anyone that has ever shoveled a driveway knows better.
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Signs of Spring

January 12, 2016
I know that retail outlets tend to rush the seasons - Christmas items hit the shelves well before Halloween, and swimwear hits the aisles as we shiver in the single digit temps.
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Baby, It's Cold Outside!

January 6, 2016
The holidays are over and now it seems as if winter is setting in, with highs over the last couple of days only in the 20s and lows that are just plain cold.
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Unusual Fruits in the Teaching Garden

December 30, 2015
Tuesday evening, Drew Shifley entertained a crowd at NECIC with a PowerPoint presentation of unusual fruits that will grow in our zone.
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Workshop: Unusual Fruits in Ohio

December 21, 2015
I love unusual varieties of fruits and vegetables, and I'm excited to find out that a wide selection of goodies can be grown right here in Mansfield.
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