How to choose plants and varieties for your garden and orchard that will thrive in your environment and satisfy your palate.
One thing you need to think about is how to make your garden as navigable as possible. You might as well make things easier on yourself!
So just where will you put your garden or orchard? If you live on a small acreage, your choices may be limited in this regard. However, you probably still have some options, so do the best you can with what you’ve got. Here are some things to consider. Sunlight Probably the most important criterion for […]
How much time and effort will be required to maintain your garden or orchard? This question has countless answers.
February is already here, and gardening season is just around the corner! It’s none too early to start planning this year’s garden. For those of you who are starting a garden or orchard for the first time, we are posting a five-part series that will guide you through some of the planning process. Happy gardening! […]
Apples, cinnamon, brown sugar…yum! Cooking apple slices on the stovetop is quite simple, and it’s a great way to add a little variety to your fruit options. Give this delicious side a try, tweak it to suit your taste, and see if it fits on your Christmas menu. Ingredients 1 pound (2 large or 3 […]
Designed for small-scale gardeners, Square Foot Gardening involves building a box, filling it with perfect soil, and planting only what you really want to grow.
If we avid gardeners were to be brutally honest with ourselves, we would all probably have to admit that we spend way too much money on seeds. There are always new and exciting varieties to try, and we want to have some extra seeds on hand just in case, and sometimes we get carried away […]
With wise stewardship of the land, a couple of acres can yield an amazing abundance.
Home Vegetable Gardening is about a hundred years old, but is still useful to anyone who wants to try raising their own produce.