If you’re gardening, you should also be composting. Composting is a simple, easy and free way to add quality nutrients to your soil, and better soil means happier plants! But the thing I love most about composting, is that is takes what would normally be scraps that would end up in the trashcan and re-purposes them. […]
Whether you garden year-round or slow down in the fall and winter months, learn the best way to prepare your growing space for fall.
A 3-bin composter allows you to mix in one compartment, turn in another, and store finished compost in another. You can build your own for next to nothing with a little homesteader ingenuity. This post contains complete plans with fully illustrated schematic to build a 3-bin composter out of scrap or new materials.
Preserving Vegetables to Last All Winter Long You’ve spent months planning, planting, growing, watering, fertilizing and now your garden is producing baskets of fresh vegetables you can start preserving. bet you agree there’s nothing like the flavor of homegrown vegetables along with the satisfaction you get every time you walk through your garden. But now […]
Have you ever planned your gardening schedule around mosquitoes? I sure have, and I finally decided to take action by learning more about them and how to avoid those itchy bites. Read all about mosquitoes and how you can reduce them in your yard, so you can lessen your chance of getting bit.
HOW do you garden with a toddler?! Don’t they get in the way, spill the seeds, plant unevenly, pull up the wrong plants? Yep, they do! But let me tell you what, think of all the things that they learn! Forget those beginning science books and get those kiddos out in the garden. This video […]