We have already started nearly 500 tomato, pepper, and eggplant plants. We are crazy! Growing food is an obsession addiction at our farm. We start our seeds in 128 cell seed starting trays (similar to these). But what if you don’t want to start 50 or 100 tomatoes? What if you only need 6 or […]
Have you ever tried to grow broccoli only to be disappointed by small heads, black rotted spots, yellow fruit and leaves, or worse…worms? Eww! Isn’t it so disappointing?! I know, I’ve been there! Just like every garden failure, I learned from the experience, and I have figured out the tricks to growing great broccoli!
The other day I had a friend tell me she’d never had success at gardening and wished she could be as good at growing things as I am. It took me by surprise. I had never considered gardening something I’m particularly good at doing. Obsessed with it. Yes. But good at it? My plants die […]
Are all garden tools created equal? Clearly, the answer to this question is no. All garden tools are NOT created equal. Garden tools are definitely one of those items that you get what you pay for. Anyone who has tried to dig in clay or rocky soil with a cheap shovel knows how the right […]
The flavor of garden raised winter squash is fantastic in sweet and savory dishes. These vegetables are really versatile in recipes, so I’ve rounded up these great recipes from some fellow homesteading and green-living bloggers.
We all appreciate it when someone buys us a gift that is especially thoughtful. And gift givers want to give their loved ones gifts they know will excite and surprise them. So I’ve compiled this gift guide full of unique and useful ideas for your favorite gardener.