Looking for a gift idea for a young gardener? Here’s a book that may spark an interest. Practical but inviting, The Christian Kids’ Gardening Guide by Rebecca Park Totilo makes the gardening process fun and simple. Besides discussing the basics of planning, planting, and caring for plants, this book offers projects galore: Make seed tape.…… Continue reading The Christian Kids’ Gardening Guide
Since fall migration is picking up, some of you may be looking for ways to attract new birds to your yard. Here’s a friendly book that will give you some ideas.
So what if you only have an acre or so to work with, but are eager to grow a little bit of your own food? A garden and maybe even a small orchard are two options you may want to consider. And if you need some advice on growing fruits and vegetables in the small…… Continue reading The Home Acre
There are two traits heirloom plants share: a long history, and the ability to breed back true to type. They have stood the test of time.
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…… Continue reading 5 Ways to Save Money On Seeds