It's time for me to make an effort to organize my seeds, well at least figure out what I have so I know what to buy...
If I was a real gardener, rather than the pretend one that I am, I would catalog my seeds and make notes on how well they grew....I would keep a garden journal and fill it with useful information about this and that and the other and maybe even a pressed flower or two, hmmmm!
I have two recurring problems, actually I have many problems but in the seed department just two.
I forget what I have and buy more of the same seeds and forget to start seeds in the summer for fall crops. That's it, just two.
So...I now have a list of the seeds. I will perform seed germination tests, oh yes I will. How you ask? Super easy...place some seeds, about 20, between damp paper towels, then into Ziploc bags placed on a warm surface, like the top of the fridge, they should sprout in a few days, if most of the seeds sprout I'm good and if they don't, I'll have to toss them. See easy!
And now onto problem number two...I mustn't forget to start the seeds. And my solution for this second problem? I researched each vegetable to determine the start date for summer and fall harvests, and put that date in my Outlook calendar. Outlook will give a reminder on the due date and all I have to do is do the deed...and not dismiss the reminder.
I won't bore you with a list of my seeds, but honestly, do I need six different types of chicories?