It is that time of the year when you need to tidy the garden. Don’t let this task become such a burden. From planning to choosing the right tools and attracting the right wildlife you can get your garden back to its original beauty in no time.
Each year is a bit of trial and error for my garden, mostly because I try and grow fruit that won’t tolerate our cold weather or I plant enough to feed an army. These are my top 5 tips (mistakes I have made) that I use in planning a garden.
With each new garden season, should you start from scratch and use seed packets? Or does it make more sense to buy transplant from a nursery? If you plan on transplants, are you going to start seeds yourself or rely on nurseries with greenhouses? I will cover some of the main concerns and reasons to […]
I have always fantasized about having my very own cutting garden. I’ve definitely grown many flowers that look like they are straight out of a floral fairytale. These include dahlias, gladiolus and calla lilies. Although I have grown these flowers, I’ve never really taken the time to design a designated space for these blooms. With […]
Right this minute, especially if you live in the Northeast, most of our gardens are in hibernation mode. We might have some houseplants blooming, maybe an amaryllis or some paperwhites. As far as the outdoor gardens go, there still might be some snow to deal with and some February storms to come. In the meantime, […]
There are so many benefits to gardening with plasticulture. One of the biggest benefits is increased growth rates and production. I’ll give you an in depth report of what our plasticulture garden looks like just three weeks after starting it. Spoiler alert- we have already started harvesting!