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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June Tip: Vertical Gardening

What if I told you there was a way to increase vegetable production without increasing garden size and that it would also reduce disease without using any fertilizers or pesticides.  Sounds like a marketing scam but it’s not, it’s vertical gardening.  Training and supporting plants that would normally sprawl over a large area of the […]

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May Tip: Controlling Caterpillars

If you’re noticing some holes in your cabbages, collards, or other greens it most likely is caused by caterpillars.  It always seems right when the plants start looking great that the caterpillars come out in mass. Luckily caterpillars are one of the easy pests to control in the garden. The best way to get rid of […]

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April Gardening Tip: Should I Plant My Tomatoes Yet?

Should I Plant my Tomatoes Yet? By: Dean Gunderson One of the most frequent questions we get this time of year is some variation of, “can I plant my tomatoes yet?”  The answer is no!  As a warm season crop tomatoes cannot tolerate any frost.  Technically you can plant them as soon as the last […]

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March Tip

March is the month of spring gardening!  This is the month to plant all of your cool season vegetables.  Starting in mid-March you are safe to plant root crops, greens, and brassicas. This is the time to plant carrots, beets, turnips, radishes, spinach, lettuce, collards, kale, chard, mustard greens, arugula, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, kohlrabi, bok […]

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How to Read a Seed Packet

Seed packets have tons of useful information and it is important to look at all the information over just a pretty picture. Pretty much all seed packets will have the following information on them. Reading seed packets not only helps you become a better gardener but it will also help you learn about the different […]

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