Grow: Inconclusive Germination Test Results

The dead of winter is when pepper germination begins, particularly for peppers at the habanero stage of SHU (Scoville heat units) or higher. Super hots just don’t germinate well at all. It is thought that…

State of the Oasis

It’s been a few week, in that I have been meaning to post but I’ve been so busy with projects around the house and property that I haven’t had a chance. The largest of the…

Grow: DIY Net Cups or Seed Starting

The double cup method is a popular miniaturized version of global buckets, passive hydroponics, or Kratky hydroponics. It’s popular for many reasons, the top being the expense. Set up for double cupping and Kratky can…

Grow: Sprouts

If you’ve read my twitter or listened to the RSVP podcast you know I like sprouts. I pretty much like most of them, from crunchy bean sprouts to the zip of radish sprouts. I like…