Episode 15 - Starting Seeds, Indoors, Outdoors, Cold Frames, and raised beds

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Summary: Welcome to another episode of the Be Prepared Channel.  Today we talk about starting seed, indoors, outdoors, cold frames.  We reference some resources to make your job easier to determine when you should be starting those plants and where.  We also discuss raised beds, shortcomings, and things you can do to improve on the raised bed idea.  We talk about how to size your beds based on the number of people you are feeding, and start the thinking process on copy gardening(our version of copy canning only with the garden for our food storage plans. For Last Frost data check out this NOAA site: http://cdo.ncdc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/climatenormals/climatenormals.pl?directive=prod_select28prodtype=CLIM20018subrnum%20to%20Freeze/Frost%20Data%20from%20the%20U.S.%20Climate%20Normals For the expert advise of the Farmers Almanac on when to start seeds both indoors, and outdoors and moon phases: http://www.almanac.com/gardening/planting-dates/ Check out this and more at bepreparedchannel.com