Try some of the less-usual, but best-tasting heirloom tomatoes for your garden this year! From early tomatoes (that don’t taste like early tomatoes!), to slicers, to snacking tomatoes, to perfect paste tomatoes for sauce and ketchup – here are 7 tomatoes I’ll never plant a garden without!
So assuming you planted your seeds properly and have kept them nice and warm, you should have beautiful seedlings emerging right about now! Once your seedlings have “popped” out of the soil you will want to remove the plastic cover as it has served its purpose. If you leave it on too long, the seedlings […]
Are you just getting started saving seeds? Here is a wonderful resource for everything you could need to know about saving various types of seeds. Be sure to check back from time to time as we will be continuously adding to the list. Here are just a few of the varieties included in this encyclopedia: […]
It’s windy, cold, and a little stormy outside! The perfect time to plan the spring and summer garden. No winter blues for me; I’m already planning for spring greens and summer harvests. Winter is a great time to evaluate your gardening successes and failures. Do you want better and more consistent harvests? Too often, the […]
Heirlooms can be better for your garden – learn why!
Growing your own food, flowers or fibers can be very rewarding. However, have you ever thought about growing plants for the challenge of having a plant that no one else has ever seen. If you are willing to grow a garden full of novelties you just might be a garden enthusiast.