Gardens do not have to be saved just for the summer season. Most everything you plant in spring you can grow in your fall garden, too. Wouldn’t it be fun to enjoy your garden and all of its produce well into the fall season? Below, you will find tips for planting a fall vegetable garden that will continue to give you a harvest well after summer. You will notice that these are cool season plants, meaning they will tolerate a light frost. They will also thrive in short daylight hours and perform best with mild temperatures. So if planting a fall vegetable garden is something you wanted to try, read on! [Read more...]
Thinking about growing a fall garden? If you are a new vegetable gardener, you should know the few tips and tricks seasoned vegetable gardeners live by.
There are a few tips and tricks of the trade that some vegetable gardeners and gardeners in general have been following for years, and as a result continue to yield produce worth bragging about. You will find these tips to be easy and helpful, so take a look! [Read more...]
If you are looking for a more natural and healthy way to fertilize your vegetable garden, take a look below. We have compiled a list of natural ways to fertilize a vegetable garden that you can try this planting season. You will find these to be effective yet gentle and chemical free at the same time. Take a peek. [Read more...]
You may not have put much thought into how to properly care for your vegetable garden supplies. Chances are you have shovels, hoes, spades, rakes, gloves, pots, and more to help you achieve the garden of your dreams each season. If you find yourself needing to replace these supplies each year, you are most likely not caring for them as you should. Instead of buying new supplies each year, take a look at how easy it is to provide them the care they need so they last you many more seasons! [Read more...]
No one likes weeds. They are unsightly and can cause major damage to your vegetable garden. How? They act as tiny ropes that strangle the roots of your plants and soak up the water and nutrients your plants need. Tackling weeds in your vegetable garden is essential, or your garden simply won’t survive. However, the thought of getting on your knees and weeding each and every day can seem daunting. Instead, take a look at the three weeding methods below. Each is perfect for weeding vegetable gardens and is a different option then having to crawl around pulling them out.
Make your garden weed free. Take a look at these three methods to get started! [Read more...]
Vegetable Garden Raised Bed Tutorial
If you want to have a vegetable garden this year without having to till, why not try out this Vegetable Garden Raised Bed project! Using a raised bed garden means you have control of the soil quality, you’re able to reach the plants easily from all sides, and you can better protect your little garden from pests.
Jamie here, if you’re wanting to try your hand at DIY Flower Planters this year (rather than buying the pre-arranged pots at the garden center) I have a super-simple 3-Step Rule to share with you ;) You need to purchase each of these types of flowers:
1) a BOOM 2) a FILLER and 3) a SPILLER
You’ll want to begin putting together your DIY Flower Planters by searching for these three types of flowers/plants to fill your pot.
*Keep in mind that they each need to have the same sun requirements