Learn How Growing Dwarf Fruit Trees In Containers Is Doable

The thought of having your very own fruit trees is a wonderful idea, but growing full-size ones might not be a good option for those of us with small gardening spaces. Full size trees require a lot of care and space. You might have better luck growing dwarf fruit...

How To Build A Mini Greenhouse In The Backyard (Free Plans)

Building a greenhouse is like building a house. You should have a well-designed plan and several things need to be taken into consideration. In order to build a mini greenhouse in the backyard, you should consider the types of greenhouses available, your growing area,...

5 Pinteresting People Teach Us How To Harvest and Dry Herbs

Harvesting and drying herbs is practically a rite of passage for gardeners every Fall. Don’t know about you but I have gotten pretty spoiled by the free and much better tasting herbs growing right outside my back door! I know where they came from…they were grown...

How To Easily Build an Elevated Vegetable Garden (Video)

Ah. Productive gardening AND with less back pain. It’s a beautiful idea isn’t it? When you build an elevated vegetable garden of your own, you get to do that and even have fewer weeds to deal with. It is a creative method that gives you full gardening reign for...

How To Make Compost From Food Scraps

Were you aware that we Americans throw away 40 percent of our food each year? The Environmental Protection Agency tells us that throwing food away in a landfill is similar to tying it up in a plastic bag and leaving it there. The food simply rots-which produces...

10 Pinteresting People Give Us Steps To Grow a Vegetable Garden

So you are searching out steps to grow a vegetable garden? It's an exciting thought. There are several ways you can go about it. Ask yourself a few key questions first. What kind of space do you have? Do you have a yard area where you can plant directly into the...

Secrets To Fixing Vegetable Plant Leaves Turning Yellow

Are your vegetable plant leaves turning yellow? My itty bitty pot of strawberry leaves turns yellow all the time. Drives me a little curazzzzy! To be honest, I have yet to eat a strawberry out of that pot because if I am lucky enough for one to actually...

Are Your Vegetable Leaves Turning White? Helpful Answers Here.

Are your vegetable leaves turning white? That is a little disconcerting, yes? White is definitely not the color we are expecting or desiring from our plants! We want them a nice healthy, bright green right? [toc] Why Are Your Plant Leaves Turning White? There are a...

5 Secrets To Fixing Seed Starting Issues In Your Veggie Garden

  I am having seed starting issues with my vegetable seeds. It’s not that I have none coming up. Only some though. And it’s driving me cuurrazzy! I have done some homework and think I have found some great reasons and the fixes for those reasons. Some I have...

How To Plant A Square Foot Garden Today Starting From Scratch

All New Square Foot Gardening II: The Revolutionary Way to Grow More in Less SpaceToday, we are going to give you the basics of how to plant a square foot garden! Exciting yes?!? Consuming whole food today has become a high priority today now that we...

The 14 Best Plants, Trees & Shrubs for Attracting Birds

10/2017 Update: This article was originally written when we were living in Key Largo. We are now living in a very rural area South of Tallahassee. The birds I see on a regular basis have definitely changed. We have run into a new problem too. Bears! They...

How to Find the Best Fertilizer for Vegetable Gardens

Are you agonizing over finding the best fertilizer for vegetable gardens? I am guessing you have already planned out the garden in your backyard, patio, or balcony. You’ve got your seeds and you’ve plotted out your space. But do you know what kind of fertilizer you’re...

4 Ideas that Will Make You Better at Square Foot Gardening

It has been said square foot gardening has many benefits. It's easy to start. There is little to no weeding and the raised bed aspect of it means you do not have to worry about improving the existing soil before beginning. Square foot gardening was the brainchild of...


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Becoming a vegetarian in 2012 meant I had to learn how to eat vegetables-not something customarily in my menu beyond lettuce & carrots. I also choose to live as simply as possible. Gardening is a natural part of this new path for me.  Learn more about me here.

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