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! […]
Grab a pencil and a cup of coffee and start drawing. Take advantage of your down time to get ready for the coming gardening season.
If you are looking for a great gift idea for your gardening friends, look no further. Make them a sweet potato beetle. It’s simple, it’s appealing, and it’s made with supplies you may already have on hand. It’s a fun project for the children, too, and is guaranteed to get lots of laughs. Plus, if […]
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 […]
Most gardeners probably already know the basic tenet of garden crop rotations: Do not plant the same vegetable in the same place two years in row. The reason we observe this tenet is threefold: To avoid building up diseases in the soil. To hopefully make conditions less than ideal for insect pests. To avoid depleting […]
With wise stewardship of the land, a couple of acres can yield an amazing abundance.
This gardening trick will save you countless back-breaking hours of toil on your hands and knees, poking one tiny seed after another into the dirt. It will also reduce the amount of money you spend on seeds annually. And it comes in time for the fall crop. What must you do to reap these benefits […]
Home Vegetable Gardening is about a hundred years old, but is still useful to anyone who wants to try raising their own produce.