Gardening Tips

How to prune basil

How to prune basil

Growing basil in your garden or on your patio is a cinch. It’s a great way to add some fresh flavor to your table without a lot of work or investment. Considering the price of store-bought basil, it’s a no-brainer in terms of making your garden work for you. A...

How to prepare soil before scattering wildflower seeds

How to prepare soil before scattering wildflower seeds

New to gardening? Wildflowers are a delightful way to bring some beauty to your yard. Gardeners of all skill levels can enjoy success, no matter how much they know about growing plants. Wildflower gardens create an abundance of flowers throughout the growing season....

What makes kale a superfood

What makes kale a superfood

Not long ago, kale was used to add some beauty to our lives. It was an attractive decorative plant for gardens that survived even cold weather. It also served as a pretty bit of green to add to your plate. But what exactly makes kale a superfood? Kale's surprising...

How to Read Our Seed Packets

How to Read Our Seed Packets

Getting started with Sow Right Seeds is fun and easy. We’ve done the groundwork and research to help you get started. Most of the information you need to get started is on the back of your seed packet. Description: Here you’ll find out a little bit about the seeds in...

Growing Herbs Indoors

Growing Herbs Indoors

Did you know that you don’t have to have a garden or even warm weather outdoors to grow your own herbs? Some of the best indoor herbs are kitchen staples: thyme, basil, chives, rosemary, mint, oregano, and sage. With a little attention to detail and planning, you can...

Am I Watering Too Much? (Damping Off)

Am I Watering Too Much? (Damping Off)

Have you ever heard of damping off? Sometimes a whole tray of sensitive seedlings can be lost to damping off, causing a lot of frustration. It’s heartbreaking to see your seeds emerge, only to lose them right after!  When the growing environment isn’t controlled,...