It's nice to see you here Mary, we're glad you joined the team. Welcome! Carol
Growing from seed is cheaper than buying plants but for seeds you will need starter pots. How to use newspapers wrapped around a glass+ (black & white only not colored newsprint) instead of buying peat pots or starter pots:www.youtube.com/results?search_query=newsp
Also keep mint separate and isolated in it's own pot from everything else, it likes to take over.
Easy indoor composting anytime:www.youtube.com/user/Praxxus55712#p/u/13/8
Starting pepper seeds (they can be difficult, here's the trick).
Start the video at the 10 minute point by clicking and dragging the pointer at the bottom from left (zero mins) to right (10 mins):www.youtube.com/user/Praxxus55712#p/u/14/D
Growing elephant garlic, peppers & lettuce indoors (or on patio table):www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMxJGsppUqA&featur
Growing shallots in pots:www.youtube.com/watch?v=bL62z2Orw4c
Peppers in pots (not poblano):www.youtube.com/user/Praxxus55712#p/u/86/M
Shallot and garlic followup pictures:www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9jvLaW1PRY
Peppers in pots followup pictures:www.youtube.com/user/Praxxus55712#p/u/84/E
I just read on www.NaturalNews.com that "organic compost" sold in stores is recycled human waste - think of all the pharma products in there. Ewwwww. Just like food prep, wow you can't trust anything in stores, you have to make your own compost . . .
Potting Soil Recipe for Successful Containers:
Apartment Composting Links, some of these are excellent,
others just want to sell you stuff (ignore those, you do NOT need to buy a kit):
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