Seedlings: Getting started

Posted by Alastair Otter on September 7, 2009
Posted in Garden

This is the start of a series of regular posts tracking my gardening skills. I’m not a professional, I’m not practised, and I’m pretty clueless when it comes to growing plants. Over the past ten years I’ve spent more time behind a computer screen being a geek than I have in the garden. But recently I started enjoying gardening and I’ve decided that the best way to hone my skills is to give gardening a shot while documenting the (no-doubt countless) mistakes I make on this blog. The one thing I’ve learned over the years is that one of the best ways to learn from mistakes is to write them down. That way they are recorded and can be used as a measure of progress.

So, pitting a geek against a garden, let’s get started with Project Green.


3 Responses to “Seedlings: Getting started”

  1. Treevolution » Herbs, day 1
    September 18th, 2009 @ 1:46 pm

    […] “3091”, “”); Monday morning and the first day of the new gardening project. I only had six seedling trays to hand so I filled them all with seeds for chillis, sweet basil, […]

  2. Getting serious about seeds - Treevolution
    October 6th, 2009 @ 4:45 pm

    […] “3192”, “”); It’s been a month since I launched Project Green, an occasional series of posts on my still-developing gardening skills and things have progressed […]

  3. Hail setback for Project Green - Treevolution
    October 26th, 2009 @ 1:59 pm

    […] Friday night’s version of a highveld thunderstorm was a lot more than we bargained for and Project Green took a heavy knock. The hail starts to pile up around the back […]

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