How we used trees left after the fire came through along with roofing that had fallen off an old barn to make raised beds. Last year this hosted beans and kohlrabi. This year it’s full of herbs. Nothing ever gets wasted on a homestead.
I used to get frustrated every year with wire tomato cages. I’d get frustrated putting them all up, cleaning them out, and then storing them. It wasn’t so bad when it was only a couple. But with 50 or more plants? There had to be a better way. Now, with 4 of these new planters, […]
I have been thinking a lot about water-efficient gardening as the drought marches on here in Central Texas. Wicking beds are popular in dry areas, but I wanted to see if I could make something completely free of plastic and all of the potentially hazardous chemicals that come with it. Bentonite clay seems to be […]
Money is a little tight right now, but we were determined to get our Spring seeds in the ground no matter what. It took a little figuring, but we came up with the perfect quick and cheap raised veggie beds for just $20! Here’s how we did it…
If you’re dealing with a bad back, or bad soil, a raised planter can be an excellent solution. Bring in your own soil mix, and elevate those crops! We’ll show you how to build one of these beautiful planters with our How-to Guide. It’s so easy, we built two!
Trying to figure out how many bags of garden soil you need when you have a raised garden bed can be overwhelming, but this calculation makes it simple. Most bags of soil are sold in 1 cubic feet sizes, but they are sometimes sold in three cubic foot size. To make things even more confusing, […]