Welcome to our Garden Resource Page. A page dedicated to over 100 of our gardening articles, tips, tricks and hints.

 Garden Resource PageEverything from starting your own seeds or a low maintenance raised row garden – to planting, harvesting and everything in between.  You can learn how to start your own compost pile, how to make your own organic fertilizer, or create an all-natural hot pepper bug spray to protect plants in the garden.  Be sure to check out the section titled “On The Subject Of Gardening” at the bottom of the page – a special area we reserved for additional gardening advice, thoughts and articles.

Just scroll down and select any link to go to the article.  Enjoy!

Garden Planning

The Best Garden Seed Catalogs To Read This Winter

The 2016 Old World Garden Plan

Setting Up A Raised Row Garden

Garden Resource PageWhat is A Raised Row Garden?

Raised Row Garden Basics

How To Prepare And Plant A Raised Row Garden

Maintaining A Raised Row Garden In Season

Keeping Your Raised Row Beds Productive

Composting

 Composting 101- Simple Tips To Make Great Compost

Composting Leaves – 4 Simple Tips

8 Great Places To Find Free Compost Materials

How To Start A Great Fall Compost Pile – For Free!

Making Super Soil From Old Hanging Baskets and Planters

5 Ways To Use Compost Effectively

Quick Tips On Summertime Composting

How To Make Compost Fertilizer Tea

How To Make Your Own Composting Bins From Pallets – For $15!

 

Cover Crops & Soil

 Cover Crops Basics – What Are They?

How To Plant Cover Crops

Simple Tips To Building Great Soil

How To Plant A Spring Green Manure Cover Crop

Breathing Life Into Tired Soil In The Spring

3 Inexpensive Ways To Feed Your Soil

The Basics Of Mulching

Fruit Trees, Bushes & Plants

 All About Planting And Growing Strawberries

How and Why To Plant Fruit Trees In The Fall

Protecting Your Garden, Trees And Shrubs From Deer

Growing Grapes- The Art Of Patience

How To Grow Asparagus

Herbs

Growing Herbs – Great For Your Garden – And Dinner Table!

Vegetable Gardening Tips

Spring Gardening

RadishesStarting Seeds Indoors

Growing Lettuce

Tips For Planting Cool Weather Crops

Preparing For Gardening Season

How To Build And Use A Cold Frame

How To Battle Frost In The Garden

Garlic

How To Grow, Store And Cure Your Own Garlic

Peppers

bowl-of-peppersAll About Growing Peppers

The Beauty Of Ornamental Peppers

Growing Ornamental Peppers

Popcorn

How To Grow Your Own Popcorn

Tomatoes

5 tips to grow great tomatoesAll About Growing Tomatoes

5 Easy Tips To Growing Great Tomatoes

How To Grow Amazing Tomatoes

A Great Way To Stake Your Tomatoes 

How To Get The Most From Your Tomato Plants

Growing Heirloom Tomatoes

Fall Gardening

Sangria Seeds 400Planning And Planting A Late Season Crop

The Basics Of Saving Your Own Seeds

3 “Must Take” Steps To Take In Your Garden This Fall

 

Weeds & Bugs

How To Stop Weeds In Your Vegetable Garden

 6 Tips To Eliminate Weeds

How To Tell What Is Wrong With Your Plants

How To Battle Pests Naturally With Hot Pepper And Garlic Spray

 

On The Subject Of Gardening…

How To Avoid The 6 Most Common Mistakes Of New Gardeners

 The Basics Of Companion Planting In The Garden

Grow A Garden As Your Own “Gym Membership”

Your Never Too Young Or Too Old To Have A Garden

Being Prepared – How The Garden Feeds Us Year Round

Our 2014 OWG Garden Plan

5 Great Reasons To Grow Your Own Food

Growing Simple – How To Keep The Fun In Gardening

Why A Great Garden And Chickens Go Hand In Hand

Straw Bale CrThe Straw Bale Garden

Growing A Garden For Canning

Why NOT To Use A Rototiller In Your Garden

5 Simple Tips To Grow An Organic Garden

How To Build The Ultimate Tomato Stake-A-Cage

3 Steps To Growing A Bigger Garden Once Planted

3 thoughts on “Garden Resource Page

  • September 3, 2016 at 11:41 am
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    I manage a school garden and teach an eighth grade gardening class. I want to start harvesting our own seeds for planting in the spring. How do we harvest seeds from overgrown okra pods? Can you harvest from green pods?

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