Tips & Tricks

Need some additional guidance while expanding your green thumb? No worries, Seed St. Louis has a library of educational resources to support your gardening adventures. Explore our variety of Tips & Tricks below!

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2023 Broccoli Variety Trial Results

Like all heading brassicas, broccoli can be a bit tricky in St. Louis. Broccoli generally needs a pretty long cool season in spring or fall in order to form anything close to the large tight broccoli heads we are used to seeing at the grocery store. As you will know, if you live in St. […]

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Our Favorite Seed Starting Mix

Starting your own seeds often starts with one question, “what soil should I use?” Well, you should use a seed starting mix. Seems easy enough. There are plenty of seed starting mixes available to buy but you might want to make your own. Making your own seed starting mix is easy and by making it […]

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Water Chestnut

Water Chestnut Planting Guide

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Learn How to Prepare Your Orchard for Winter

If you haven’t already done so now is the time to winterize your orchard trees. This is a great time to add a fresh layer of mulch around the base of the tree. Mulch a three foot diameter ring around the trunk of the tree at a minimum and make sure the mulch is not touching the […]

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How to Ripen Winter Squash, Peppers & Tomatoes at the End of the Season

As the growing season comes to a close, with the first frost date less than a month away (despite the current weather) some might be wondering how to get the last of their fruiting crops like tomatoes, peppers, and squash to ripen.   Winter Squash If you have winter squash that are still green or are […]

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Seed St. Louis Planting Calendar

Need some guidance planning your garden? Download a free copy of our Seed St. Louis Planting Calendar to feel confident when you plant and harvest your bounty!

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