Every homestead needs a great herb garden! The good news is many herbs are easy to grow and can even happily grow in containers for the space challenged homesteader. The hardest part is deciding which herbs to grow! The first thing you need to determine is your growing zone to make sure your new herbs […]
Summer time means it’s gardening time. One of the most popular fruits or vegetables grown is the tomatoes. Some people say they have great success and others experience failure. Learn about some very common mistakes made when growing tomatoes and how to fix them in this article. Everyone should enjoy growing tomatoes. Enjoy!
Learn about the different varieties of garlic as well as how to grow, harvest, cure and store it for use!
After putting in all the hard work to grow your own produce, you want to harvest at the peak time. There are guidelines of days to maturity on seed packets, but you want to learn the signals from your plants for the best timing. This article includes a free printable with all the signs from […]
Seeds to Plant in May – Vegetables and Fruits for Zones 3, 4, 5, 6 , 7 , 8, 9 and 10 Seeds to plant in May for summer crops in Zones 3 – 10. If you’ve been following my series on What to Plant then you saw the March and April Guides. So you […]
Looking back on my gardening mistakes of the past inspired me to share some tips with those of you who are just starting out on your gardening journey. After carefully reviewing my gardening mishaps & researching to get the best resources for you I came up with seven things that beginning gardeners should do before […]