It’s Vegetable Garden Planting Time There is something magical that happens in the spring, things that I can count on every year. The birds sing louder, the sky seems bluer, the grass is greener and I love planting a garden. I have an old book that I devour every year, and I especially pull it […]
Fertilizing our plants in the right way is an important step we don’t want to overlook when growing a garden. Find out how to fertilize your plants to improve growth for absolutely FREE with your banana peels!
Everybody needs a watermelon patch! The old fashioned varieties are definitely worth the effort. With hybridization, watermelons have become seedless and nearly rind-less. But our great grandparents had the right idea about melons with thick rinds for protection, watermelon pickles and lots of seeds for spitting.
It is that time of the year when you need to tidy the garden. Don’t let this task become such a burden. From planning to choosing the right tools and attracting the right wildlife you can get your garden back to its original beauty in no time.
Let’s go deeper into the soil matter. In this next chapter you will see what you need to find out about the soil in your vegetable garden. Soil… What is soil anyway? Soil that is good for agriculture consists of more or less: 48% minerals, 25% water; 25% air and 2% organic material. These 2% […]
The days of only iceberg lettuce in a salad are gone. Gourmet lettuces can even be found in the produce section of your grocery store. An even better option, is to grow your own! There are so many beautiful, open pollinated or heirloom varieties to choose from. So you can enjoy fresh greens and save […]