What Vegetable Plants to Start in the House and When
Posted by Julie Kingston on 4/1/2021 to Gardening Know How
Winter always seems too long, especially for a vegetable gardener. During the garden’s winter down-time you have probably (or should have at least) planned the next growing season, decided what you want to grow, ordered your seeds
What to Grow So I Can Add to the Pantry
Stand in front of your kitchen pantry, look to see what you can grow and make/can yourself. Get away from the highly processed, GMO, and pesticide-ridden foods you have been buying. Try to replace at least one or two items each year; your body will thank you!!
Growing Good Carrots; Let’s Talk About This Root-Crop and How to Grow Them
Now That Everything is Planted, What Do You Do Now?
The seeds and the starter plants are in the ground, now what? The hard work is done, for a while, so between planting and harvesting what needs to be done in the garden?
There are three most important things to do: watch, defend and feed.
Growing a Garden for the First time
Growing a Garden for the First Time
Now is a good time to start raising your own food; if you have never planted a garden at home, before you start there are a few things to take into consideration.
First and foremost, you need to decide what you want to grow; that will dictate what type of garden space you need.
My 2020 Garden
Never in my 61 years have we seen a time such as this; where our food comes from all over the world and then suddenly the borders have been closed. Farmers and food processors, canners, may have trouble getting the needed labor across the border to pick the produce. Will there be a shortage of food in the US, probably, will people that have gardens be affected, not so much.
Growing Garlic at Home
I love the taste and aroma of garlic. Nothing else sets your mouth to watering than the smell in your kitchen when garlic is cooking. Not only does it taste and smell fantastic, it has a lot of health benefits too. Garlic is thought to have effective anti-bacterial, and anti-viral properties, as well as helping to lower blood pressure, bad cholesterol and regulate blood sugar. It has been used to prevent cancer, treat skin infections, relieve toothaches, reduce plaque in the arteries, improve metabolism and boost your immune system.
Putting your Garden to Bed for the Winter
After your harvest is complete you will want to clean up your beds and get them ready for a long winters nap; that is unless you are lucky enough to live in a spot where you can grow year-round.
Homesteading on the Weekend
Cucumbers, Cucumbers, Cucumbers
Volunteers in the Garden
No, volunteers in the garden are not a hoard of people showing up at your place to pull weeds, the volunteers I am writing about are the plants that pop up in the Spring that you did not intentionally plant. This year in my garden I have a few mystery squash plants that sprang to life in a compost pile in my greenhouse.
How To Grow Asparagus
Why Should you Teach Children to Grow Food At Home
Children learn by example, they learn self-esteem by what they feel good about accomplishing, and they learn to eat healthy foods by growing what they eat themselves.
Our New Folding Trellis
Growing a Garden at Home Without Much Work
Demonstrating How Our Planters & Accessories Are The Best!
What Kind of Soil Should I Use in My Raised Bed Vegetable Garden?
Let's take a look at the different soil types including store-bought soil, natural compost, and the soil already in the ground. Read on to make the best choice for your garden.
What to Know about Tomatoes Before you Plant some in your Garden
It's that time of the year to start planning your garden. Everyone knows how good a fresh out-of-the-garden a tomato tastes.
Companion Garden Plantings