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How To : Start seeds indoors

Wanting to start seeds indoors? From Growing Wisdom, learn from Dave about some great tips on starting seeds indoors. Get that garden started, and started right with help from this video.

How To : Start seeds for planting

Learn how to start seeds for planting. Start your own seeds to save money, grow different plant varieties, and extend your growing season. Step 1. Prepare pots or flats Wash the pots and flats in warm soapy water. Rinse them thoroughly and drain. To kill fungi and bacteria ...more

How To : Start seeds in pellets for a small kitchen garden

In this video Daniel Gasteiger demonstrates how to make a kitchen garden by planting seeds in pellets made of compressed peat moss. If the seeds are to be replanted outside this needs to be started 4 to 6 weeks before the last frost. Since the peat moss is dried out the pellet ...more

How To : Use soil block makers to start seeds

A soil block maker is a cool device for starting your seeds. All you do is fill a container with soil and use the block maker like a cookie cutter. Then you'll have little blocks of soil to plant your seeds in, and you can easily transfer the block to your garden. Now stand ba ...more

How To : Start growing seeds in eggshells

When you start planting something, you will need to nurture and grow a seed. You can plant a seed in a small pot and transfer it later, or you can save yourself the mess and trouble and try the tips in this video. In this tutorial, learn how to plant seeds in an eggshell! Eggs ...more

How To : Grow your own food by starting seeds in yogurt cups

When starting seeds you can take an overly complicated approach or keep it simple. Watch this how to video and learn easy it is to grow your own food by learning how start your own seeds. Use organic starting mix, yogurt cups, and your favorite seed to get your garden going.

How To : Start your own seeds

While ready-to-go seedlings have their place, it's also useful (and considerably cheaper) to know how to start your own seeds, which is where this free gardening tutorial comes in: with it, you'll learn how to germinate your own seeds for planting in your garden. Specifically, ...more

How To : Start tomato plants from seed

This video is a tutorial on how to start growing tomato plants from seeds. The instructor first explains that it is important to make sure your seeds are fresh and within the proper date frame and that you pick a good artificial soil mix for proper growth. The tutorial goes ov ...more

How To : Turn newspaper into starter pots for seedlings

Green gardening is using things you find around the house for your planting. Recycle your old newspaper to create small seed pots that will biodegrade in the surrounding soil after you transplant them. This is an easy technique for starting your plants from seeds.

How To : Use a Hydroponic Seed Starter to produce seedlings

Learn how to make and use a hydroponic seed starter to produce seedlings with this video tutorial. This is a very easy setup to make. Start with a basic metal shelving unit. Hang florescent lights above each of the shelves on the shelving unit. Make sure the lights are balance ...more

How To : Start Your Own Organic Seedlings Indoors

Starting your own seedlings is a great way to save money, have a wider selection of varieties and gain personal satisfaction. Here are easy to follow tips on getting your seeds off to a great start. Video: . Step 1: Things You Will Need seed starting soil-recipe to follow con ...more

How To : Germinating seeds in paper towels

In this short how-to video, self-described earth mother Mayo Underwood demonstrates how you can germinate seeds in damp paper towels prior to planting them in your personal garden. Watch this tutorial and start some seeds of your own today!

How To : Create a New Lawn From Turf or Seed

Preparation When creating a new lawn it is essential that the soil is prepared properly to ensure a satisfactory outcome when laying turf or sowing lawn seed. Whether you decide to lay turf or seed, the preparation is the same. This video shows how to prepare the soil ready f ...more

How To : Build a seedbomb for guerrilla gardening

This how-to video demonstrates how you can build your very own seedbombs using clay, fertilizer and seeds (naturally). These "bombs," in turn, can be thrown in hard-to-reach or otherwise inaccessible places, creating green where there once was none. Get started guerilla garden ...more

How To : Make spaghetti squash on a budget

In this quick 2½-minute video Sean and Cathy are making spaghetti squash into a vegetarian dish with a hint of Italian. This a great video for you health cautions diners, it is also great for anyone on a budget looking to make a unique and simply delectable dish for you and yo ...more

How To : Create an indoor garden

Patti, the Garden Girl, shows you how to build your own seed starting system in this video series. This system would cost twice as much to buy already made. It is simple and very effective. Part 1 of 9 - How to Create an indoor garden. Part 2 of 9 - How to Create an indoor ga ...more

How To : Bake spicy scallop and avocado maki

What is maki? Maki is a classic Japanese dish consisting of sushi and raw vegetables, wrapped in seaweed. Sounds good, right? Well, this spicy, baked scallop and avocado maki sushi is sure to be the best maki you've ever tasted. Try it out. This funky-looking maki roll is not ...more

How to Make Indian food : Fish curry

This video shows you how to cook thick steaks of fish cooked with Indian curry. You get all the fantastic Indian masala seasonings to make a rich and flavor full curry sauce which you fish steak will cook in and completely saturate. Step 1: Take the washed fish pieces, about s ...more

How To : Make Pakistani pakora kurhi (curry)

Take 2 cups of baisan in a large bowl. Add salt, 1 teaspoon of chili powder, chopped coriander, 2 chopped green chilies, 1 teaspoon baking soda and one chopped onion. Put at least 2 cups of water to make a smooth paste. Keep it on a side for about half an hour. Then take s ...more

How To : Grow a bonsai tree from a seed

Bonsai is a beautiful art that focuses on manipulating a tree to any shape you desire! If you've wanted to grow your own bonsai from a seedling to the full thing and are wondering where to start, check out this video! In it you will learn what sort of trees that you can plant ...more

How To : Craft an herbal eye pillow for sewing beginners

In this video you will learn the basics of starting a beginner sewing project. The project featured in this video is an eye pillow. Eye pillows are filled with flax seed and essential dried herbs like lavender, spearmint, chamomile, etc.They are easy and fun to make and they m ...more

How To : Plant peas in your vegetable garden

There is nothing like fresh vegetables from the garden. Dave Epstein shows us the secrets to planting peas. We need to order pea seeds or buy them at the store. There are five steps we are going to do to get our peas to grow. First, we are going to soak our seeds overnight. S ...more

How To : Make different kinds of pickles

In this video, we learn how to make different kids of pickles with Lauren and John Orren. First, start with roasted beets and remove the skin, then cut them into equal sizes. Now, toast 1/2 tsp fennel seed, 1 tbsp mustard seed, 1 tbsp black peppercorn, and 4 allspice berries o ...more

How To : Keep Sliced Pears and Apples from Turning Brown

To prevent sliced fruits like apples and pears from oxidizing and turning brown before serving, start by juicing one lemon. Video: . Roll the lemon on the counter to release the juice. Then slice it in half and juice it through a strainer or sieve into a bowl of ice water. Use ...more

How To : Make West Indian style lo mein

In this video, Halima shows us how to make delicious lo mein at home. The ingredients you need for this are: 1 lb thin spaghetti, 2 cloves garlic, 1 tsp salt, sesame seed oil, 1 can corn, 1 lb shrimp, 1 small onion (diced), 1/4 tsp hot sauce, soy sauce, 4 scallions (diced) and ...more

How To : Make vanilla extract

Homemade vanilla extract is tastier and less expensive than many commercial brands, and it makes a great gift! You Will Need * 6 vanilla beans * A paring knife * 2 c. vodka * A glass jar with a lid Step 1 Use a paring knife to split each vanilla bean lengthwise. Start about a ...more

How To : Make Sure Your Dinner Party Is a Success

Holiday dinners can be the same every year, but many are starting to switch it up, making new traditions and getting a new dining experience for everyone at the table. It’s not unusual to see sweet potatoes on an Easter dinner menu or lamb at Thanksgiving dinner. Some people ...more

How To : Make futomaki sushi & California rolls

Ever wonder how to make futomaki sushi and California rolls? Cut ingredients for filling. Remove both ends of cucumber. Make 6 cucumber sticks. Cut avocado in ½, twist, remove seed. Remove peel. Slice into thin pieces. Cut shiitake mushrooms into fine strips. Cut barbequed eel ...more

How To : Make pork noodle soup

In order to make Pork Noodle Soup, you will need the following ingredients: noodles (any variety), sliced pork, vegetables (cabbage, bok choy, etc.), sesame seed oil, shallots, ginger, white pepper, green onions, salt, and chili sauce. Salt the meat. Boil a pot of water. Heat ...more

How To : Make a diabetic friendly millet breakfast cereal

The Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center has created this instructional video on how to make a diabetic friendly millet breakfast cereal. You will need almonds, cinnamon, shredded coconut, and hemp seed. You can make your own milk out of the almonds, coconut, or hemp or you can pu ...more

How To : Cook Asian ribs and chicken with Peter May

Author Peter May shows us how he makes Five-Spice Spare Ribs and Korean Barbecued Chicken. The marinade for the ribs is made with soy sauce, garlic, grated ginger, ground chile and sunflower oil. Mix the ingredients together and add the ribs. Cover with cling film and refrige ...more

How To : Make unique, seasoned homemade tortilla chips

Before we start cooking, remember WASH: Wash your handsAsk permission from an adultStraighten and Clean upHave fun! The first thing to do is preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Pour 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese, 1 tbsp sesame seeds, and 1/4 teaspoon paprika, plus a pinch of sal ...more

How To : Make spaghetti squash and meatballs from scratch

Ian Desabrais shows us how he makes spaghetti squash and meatballs. Besides a spaghetti squash, you will need an onion, yellow and orange peppers, asparagus, diced garlic, ground meat, an egg, some honey, spices and pasta sauce. Cut the squash in half and remove the seeds. Pok ...more

How To : Remove a tree stump with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to remove a tree stump. Steps: 1 Use shovel to dig out any rocks from around the tree stump. 2 Start up the stump grinder and drive it close to the stump. 3 Raise the grinder's cutting wheel slightly above the stump. 4 Drive g ...more

How To : Use uTorrent

How to use uTorrent First of all we need to understand what uTorrent is. uTorrent is a file or a Micro-Torrent that helps you, the user, download stuff like documents, pictures, videos, or e-books. uTorrent is very, very, useful when you know how to do it. so hope fully this ...more

How To : Plant a vegetable garden

Grow some of your own food by starting a vegetable garden. You'll eat better and save money. You Will Need * A sunny garden spot * A wire mesh fence * Seeds or seedlings * Flowers * A soil test Step 1: Decide on a garden type Decide between a raised-bed garden or an in-groun ...more

How To : Juice a pomegranate

In this tutorial, we learn how to juice a pomegranate. To do this, you will need a power juicer that can handle you juicing this fruit. Start off by cutting the pomegranate open and then scooping the seeds out of it. Once you do this, load the seeds inside of your juicer and t ...more

How To : Germinate marijuana seeds

The first step to growing your own marijuana plant is getting the seeds to germinate so they can be planted in soil. This step by step video shows you how to gently use some paper towels, a little bit of water and a dark space to get your seeds to start growing. Part 1 of 4 - ...more

How To : Cause cannabis seeds to germinate in a paper towel

By using a paper towel on a plate and some gently applied water, you can cause cannabis seeds to germinate. Put your seeds on a wet paper towel, lay another sheet over and carefully drip water onto the plate. The moisture will coax the seeds to start to grow! Part 1 of 2 - How ...more

How To : Start a Vegetable Garden

It's always a pleasure to grow your own herbs and vegetables. Start with good, healthy soil and add lots of organic material. To grow your herbs and vegetables: you can use either seeds or seedlings. Seeds are more cost effective but take longer to grow whereas with seedlings ...more

How To : Grow tomatoes indoors

Contrary to what you may have heard, small tomato plants can be easily grown indoors given the right conditions. This free video home gardener's guide will see that you know everything you need to know to start growing your very own small tomatoes in your home or apartment. W ...more

How To : Grow tomatoes in your garden

There's nothing tastier than a fresh-picked tomato. Enjoy a bumper crop this year with these tips. Learn how to grow tomatoes in your garden with this Howcast video guide. You Will Need * A sunny spot * A soil test * Tomato seeds or transplants * A tiller * Garden tools * Fer ...more

How To : Grow watermelon

Watermelon is not only a refreshing treat but is full of nutrients and energy. Prepare for a summer you will never forget by starting a watermelon patch today. From seeding to watching your plants grow, this is a fun project for the whole family. If you love to bury your face ...more

News : Cookbooks for two ages

Look at the banner for this Books world and you'll see books of all kinds, including cookbooks. Can you spot the two of them in the banner? One of them is pretty obvious, Betty Crocker's Cookbook. The other is actually right beside it, The Anti-Aging Plan. What's interesting a ...more

How To : Seed and eat a pomegranate

The best time to get a pomegranate is October to late January. The first thing in seeding and eating pomegranate is cutting it in half. Hold it on a cutting board and with a knife, cut it right down the middle. When you open the fruit, you'll notice that there are a lot of see ...more

How To : Draw a daffodil for St David's Day

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a daffodil for St. David's Day. Start off by drawing a circle to measure out where all of the different petals are going to go, then draw a circle in the middle you know where the middle will go. Next, start to draw out the petals onto th ...more

How To : Use uTorrent and torrent files

In this tutorial, we learn how to use uTorrent and torrent file. First, to download uTorrent, go to the website and download the software. After you install this, change any settings you want to change, then choose where you want your downloads to go. When you click on the sea ...more

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