How To Plant A Small Vegetable Garden This Weekend

How To Plant A Small Vegetable Garden This Weekend

Introduction We all want to include more healthy foods in our family's diets and the idea of being able to do this from the comfort of our own home is very appealing. Planting a small vegetable garden might seem like an intimidating task, but it really doesn't have to...

10 Tools Every Spring Gardener Needs

10 Tools Every Spring Gardener Needs

With the arrival of spring comes the delight of the flowering and the regrowth of plants. Left behind is the intense cold of the winter season. Spring is the time of the year when days begin to turn longer and sunnier, and when Nature regains its life and splendor....

Top 5 Vegetables for Container Gardens

Top 5 Vegetables for Container Gardens

It's always rewarding to grow vegetables, even if you live in a small apartment or a cramped condo. Container gardening is the next best thing for people who enjoy gardening but don't have a lot of space to grow plants. The good thing is that there are so many...

5 Steps to Getting Your Garden Started for Beginners

5 Steps to Getting Your Garden Started for Beginners

The idea of starting your own vegetable garden can be very tempting. After all, there are few things more satisfying than growing your own delicious food! You might be hesitant to get started, though, not really knowing how to start a vegetable garden. Don't worry, we...

Earthworms for Your Garden – 4 Ways to Attract Them

Earthworms for Your Garden – 4 Ways to Attract Them

Earthworms are among the most beneficial creatures you can have in your organic vegetable garden. They improve soil health by creating tunnels that allow air and water to penetrate. Plus, they consume decaying matter, bacteria, fungi, and nematodes in the soil, which...

Composting at Home DIY – 3 Basic Tips You Should Know

Composting at Home DIY – 3 Basic Tips You Should Know

Compost is the organic vegetable gardener’s best friend. In fact, it’s hard to imagine a successful growing season without a healthy dose of this amazing, nutrient-rich “black gold” working its magic in your garden beds. The best part is that you don’t need to spend a...

Pests on Tomato Plants – How to Control 3 Common Ones Naturally

Pests on Tomato Plants – How to Control 3 Common Ones Naturally

As a tomato gardener, you will no doubt encounter a whole host of common garden pests. Creepy critters like cutworms, flea beetles, grasshoppers, spider mites, and root weevils are all too eager to feast on your beautiful, healthy plants. Three of the most common...

10 of the Best Soil Amendments For Tomatoes

10 of the Best Soil Amendments For Tomatoes

If you are going to invest the time, money and energy to grow tomatoes, you’ll want to achieve the best possible results for your efforts. When you start researching how to achieve this, you will no doubt come across the topic of soil amendments. Learning how to...

5 of the Best Tomatoes for Making Sauce [Infographic]

5 of the Best Tomatoes for Making Sauce [Infographic]

With thousands of tomato varieties on the market, selecting the best options for your garden can seem like a monumental task. Since each variety offers up its own unique set of characteristics, you’ll want to make selections based upon how you plan to put your...

How to Make the Most Out of Your Vertical Garden

How to Make the Most Out of Your Vertical Garden

If you have limited outdoor space, you might want to make the most out of the garden by growing things vertically and limiting the size of flower beds. Trailing plants are not only beautiful, but they can also provide you with the shade you need on hot summer days....

Would You Like To Grow Your Own Mushrooms Without A Kit?

Would You Like To Grow Your Own Mushrooms Without A Kit?

How To Grow Your Own Mushrooms From Home Mushrooms grow in a very different environment from plants and gardens, requiring a complete, or almost complete absence of light, an absence of light that would quickly kill most plants. If you are a gardener in the sense of a...

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

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,...

Learn How Easy It Is To Grow Vegetables Indoors In The Winter

Learn How Easy It Is To Grow Vegetables Indoors In The Winter

Growing your own vegetables (Backyard to Table!) іѕ incredibly satisfying. Growing your own vegetables year round regardless of the weather is even more satisfying! When the weather has taken a turn for the worse and the last thing you want to do is head to the...

Here’s The 8 Best Gardening Tools For Seniors

Here’s The 8 Best Gardening Tools For Seniors

Although a gardening tool is really just a gardening tool, there are certain brands/styles that just make life easier for those with swollen or arthritic hands or mobility issues. Fortunately, there really are best gardening tools for seniors out there. These products...

How To Easily Build an Elevated Vegetable Garden (Video)

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 Kitchen Waste At Home

How To Make Compost From Kitchen Waste At Home

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

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...

Garden Planning Printables-Soil Temperatures for Planting

Garden Planning Printables-Soil Temperatures for Planting

During my vegetable garden planning jamboree, I realized there was nothing that comprehensively showed me what the soil temperatures had to be for planting. So I made my own!It turned out so darn cute that I thought I would share! AND I had so much fun making it,...

Secrets To Fixing Vegetable Plant Leaves Turning Yellow

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. Same with my bell peppers. Your garden plants turning yellow is definitely indicative of a problem. That problem is one of a few things: nutrient...

5 Secrets To Fixing Seed Starting Issues In Your Veggie Garden

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

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 understand the...

Tips For How To Grow Tomatoes In A Pot – The Easy Way

Tips For How To Grow Tomatoes In A Pot – The Easy Way

Do you ever wonder why store bought tomatoes have SO little taste? This is because many are flash frozen before they are completely ripened, and then packaged and shipped. During the shipping, they defrost and the extra water dilutes the taste. <BLEK!> Other...

How to Find the Best Fertilizer for Vegetable Gardens

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...

Companion Planting Charts for Vegetables & Fruit – Best of the Web

Companion Planting Charts for Vegetables & Fruit – Best of the Web

Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful GardeningCompanion planting charts for vegetables abound on the Internet. In case you are new to this gardening technique, it is the art of planting certain garden plants next to each for the purpose...

Planting Seed Potatoes in Containers: It’s Easier than You Think

Planting Seed Potatoes in Containers: It’s Easier than You Think

Whether baked, julienned for French Fries, mashed, or shredded for hash browns, we all love our potatoes. The problem is the pesticides they spray our veggies with to keep the bugs away, and the fact that you have to anti-up your first born to buy them organically in...

How to Grow Beans in Containers – 3 Helpful Resources

How to Grow Beans in Containers – 3 Helpful Resources

The term beans can mean SO many things! Green beans, soy beans, dried beans, broad beans – and the list goes on. In this article, I will not only tell you how to grow beans in containers but also talk about the beans based on the plant itself-bush beans, pole beans or...

4 Ideas that Will Make You Better at Square Foot Gardening

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...

8 Container Vegetable Gardening Ideas That Will Inspire You

8 Container Vegetable Gardening Ideas That Will Inspire You

You want to start a vegetable garden because you are tired of how much you're paying (for trying to eat healthy!) for fruits and vegetables at the local grocery store. Additionally, you might be concerned about pesticides and the other host of issues surrounding...


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