Whether you are an experienced or beginning gardener, learn how to choose your garden site, building raised beds, prepare raised bed for spring planting, and most importantly how to prepare the soil in your raised beds. Choose an area you can expand because you might just fall in love with gardening!
Do you know what a tomato ‘sucker’ is? Do you know what you should do with them? I’ll explain to you what a tomato sucker is, how to identify them and how they affect your tomato plant’s growth and production. I’ll also give you some ideas about what to do with them.
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 […]