Homegrown tomatoes of any sort beat store bought hands down. If you want to ramp up the flavor, texture, and appearance, heirloom tomatoes are the way to go. Add that to the sustainability of seed saving factor and they are nothing but a huge win in my eyes.
Choosing seeds to plant in the garden seems like an easy task. It has gotten more difficult because nowadays, if we want to be conscious of how our food is grown, the choice is much more involved. We have settled on growing an heirloom garden for our family. Choices, choices, choices. We can choose to […]
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 […]
The melon family, (Cucumix melo) is a much larger family than most people are familiar with. And like many families, its members range from the ordinary, extraordinary, to the odd. One melon missing from this family is the watermelon. It belongs to an entirely different classification, (Citrullus lanatus), but both families thrive under the same […]
Easy to grow, popular yet pricey, garlic is a highly valued kitchen & health food staple. Why not grow your own? A forgiving and adaptable crop, it is well worth the effort. Learn everything you know to get started!
It’s that time of year when pests are waking up, and we all need a plan in case they get out of hand – like they sometimes do. Here are my top three tips for removing garden pests – from eggs to mature adult – when a pest problem seems to be escalating or for […]