Tag: testing

Testing out different advice to find the best results

This year I tried to save lettuce seeds from my garden. We grew a few plants we liked, let them go so seed, and then harvested the seeds. I found a few different how-tos on what to do but the first three times I tired it, the seeds wouldn’t germinate when I tested them. I …

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Data is important when making changes to your Shopify store

The past week I’ve been testing our veggie seeds to see how well they germinate. All of the types had 80-90% germination within 2-6 days which is much faster and a higher percentage that many store-bought seeds. We can conclude that the seeds were grown well and will be quality seeds to plant later. The …

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Use backups to protect against total failure

This morning I saw that something tore out my baby walking stick kale. This was one of the main plants I was looking forward to growing this year. Its stem was pulled out of the ground and picked clean of leaves. It sucks, but I had the foresight to have backups ready to go. I …

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Try one thing, try another thing, just keep on trying

Yesterday I wrote about how I’ve had some failures with some seedlings. I think the root problem is that the soil mix I’m using is holding onto too much water and keeping really dense. Sometimes you want that but here in Portland, our winters and springs are very wet so the seedlings are staying too …

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QUnit – Tech Learning

This post is part of my tech learning series, where I take a few hours each week to try out a piece of technology that I’d like to learn. This time I’m back to using JavaScript but instead of using a framework or library to build an application, I decided to try out the testing …

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