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Chef's Quick Tips: Planting seeds

<p>This week,&nbsp;Chef Jes Bengston of Food Rescue and Terrain Garden Caf&eacute; in Westport shows Tina Redwine how to get the most out of your food.</p>

News 12 Staff

May 3, 2019, 3:47 PM

Updated 1,875 days ago

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This week, Chef Patti Popp and owner of Sport Hill Farm in Easton shows Tina Redwine how to make farm-fresh recipes. 
Planting seeds
Directions
Cut up a paper towel into cylinders, put in plastic berry container and fill each cylinder with organic potting soil to just short of the top.  Bury just one or two seeds twice the depth of the seed itself.  Use a water bottle to give it  a good “drink” as Patti says and then close the lid and place your mini “greenhouse”  on a window sill and watch your seedlings grow. You can also use an old egg carton instead of the paper towel and berry container by filling up the individual egg slots with potting soil and following the directions above.
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Chef, owner Patti Popp
Sport Hill Farm 
596 Sport Hill Road, Easton, CT


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