Building Raised Beds – Let’s Do This! We needed raised beds but we didn’t know how to build things. So we asked a friend to build one for us. We looked at his work and said, “we can do that!” We also knew that we couldn’t afford to pay someone else to build all of […]
Just because fall is here doesn’t mean it’s time to stop gardening! Fall is really one of the best times to start a vegetable garden. There are fewer pests in the garden now and many vegetables will grow better and taste sweeter when grown in the cool fall weather. Starting a fall vegetable garden is […]
In late summer – early fall it’s not unusual to find what is commonly known as the black and yellow garden spiders in your garden. Some call it a Writing Spider. This is because of the obvious zig-zag stitch always found the in the center of their awesome web. Are black and yellow garden spiders […]
It’s terrible to admit to being a gardening failure when you’re a farmer! But for several years it was the same story. But I’ve hit on a few things that really helped us get it back under control the last couple years, and most of them are pretty frugal. One of them is to use […]
Testing your garden soil is an important first step to having a successful garden each year. Yet it is a step that many gardeners skip out on. Let me show you how easy, fast, and inexpensive testing your soil health can be to help you get your best garden ever!
Have you ever thought about growing your greens at home all winter? What would Americans do without a store? Learn how to grow ALL your food and ways to preserve it!