In this series I’m compiling the quick and dirty info on growing specific vegetables. Just the basics. No fluff, no frills. When you’re sitting down in the late Winter, surrounded by seed catalogs, and your garden plan in front of you, you want a quick reference. How far apart can you plant? What pH do […]
Seed swaps are annual community events where gardeners trade seeds with other local gardeners and farmers. These events generally take place in the spring each year at a local community centre. Seed swaps are the perfect place to find seeds which are often free or very affordable, come with growing tips, and are already adapted […]
Marigolds in the vegetable garden, offer us so much as gardeners and homesteaders. Do you know why? Let me share the top 6 reasons you should be planting marigolds in the vegetable garden…if you aren’t already. MARIGOLDS IN THE VEGETABLE GARDEN – REASON 1, HELPING & ATTRACTING BEES As vegetable gardeners we know the importance […]
Do you grow funny looking carrots? I used to when I first started–but then I learned the trick to growing them long and straight. Would you like me to share my tips with you?
How to get started vegetable gardening. Choosing what to plant, where to plant, and how to prepare.
Growing cantaloupe is one of my favorites about summer gardening. I don’t grow a lot of fruit in my garden the rest of the year but growing cantaloupe is a MUST for our family. The great this is that growing cantaloupe is fairly easy once you have the right information; my tips will get you […]