If you want a more productive vegetable garden, gorgeous perennial and annual flowers, bigger and brighter containers, overflowing hanging baskets, and healthier shrubs and trees – then it’s time to use worm castings! Worm castings are quite simply the most
When it comes to keeping fresh vegetables on the table in late fall, planting a summer garden is a must! Creating a second garden by with a mid-summer planting has many advantages, both for the crops, and the gardener. For
This past weekend, it was time for the garlic harvest in our garden. If there is one single crop that we look forward to harvesting more than almost any other, it is our fall-planted, hardneck garlic. There are two main
If there is one concoction that has helped in our battle against pests in the garden and flowerbeds, it is homemade hot pepper spray! It can simply work wonders when it comes to keeping rabbits, squirrels, chipmunks, and yes, even
Now that the garden is in, its time to keep it looking great with a few mid-summer vegetable garden tips! So much work goes into spring planting we sometimes forget that once summer arrives, there is still work to do.
Its tomato season – and that means its time to start tying up tomatoes and peppers in the garden! Whether you use tomato stakes, cages, trellis lines, or a homemade hybrid Stake-A-Cage structure like we use to support plants, it’s
When it comes to fertilizing vegetable plants, flowers, containers or hanging baskets, a few simple secrets can create big success! Of course, growing healthy, vibrant and great looking plants all starts with good soil. But even the best of soils
By simply avoiding a few common tomato planting mistakes, you can be well on your way to growing and harvesting your best tomato crop ever this year! Tomatoes are one of the most beloved crops of the home vegetable gardener.
Searching for a few great garden gift ideas for Mom on Mothers Day? Mother’s day is a just around the corner, and with spring finally springing, perhaps the perfect gift is one that can let mom enjoy her love of gardening
When it comes to growing potatoes with ease, nothing works like homemade potato crates! In fact, it is the only method we use to grow our entire crop, And that includes sweet potatoes, in addition to our regular potatoes. It’s