Learn how to calculate the number of days you have in your growing season and select the best varieties of edibles to make the most of your growing season.
Do you ever go to the hardware store and stop to drool over all the beautiful, shiny gardening tools? It is so easy to get sucked into the newest tool that will change gardening as you know it, that new tool that will do it all, to fill your garden shed with tools that you […]
It’s a lovely late summer afternoon and you are strolling through your garden. While poking through the squash leaves looking for a fresh zucchini, you notice a couple little white spots on a few leaves. A couple days later, you return and notice even more leaves look like someone has sprinkled powdered sugar around. What […]
We love our fruit orchard. We inherited it when we purchased this farm several years ago. There are apple trees, nut trees, pear and peach trees, grapes, black raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. So, we have had to learn alot about fruit and we are continuing to learn all the time. it is that time of […]
Have you ever tried mulching your garden with grass? Weeds are always a big problem for me and my weed barrier fabric was really late getting here this year….so it didn’t get in on time and I was quickly becoming overrun with weeds so I turned to grass clippings to save me from drowning in […]
Gardening is one of those hobbies where you learn the most from your mistakes. To be a better gardener, take the time to learn what works for you and what doesn’t by starting a vegetable garden journal. No matter how much you read and learn, you may not have the same success with the same […]