Many trees and shrubs purchased over the internet are shipped to customers as bare root trees. These young trees are shipped with no soil around their roots and without a container (such as a plant pot). Even though they are shipped without soil, these trees are often very healthy and quick to establish in their […]
Companion Planting can be a confusing business. It takes a while to get your head around companion plant combinations that work and don’t work together. Some plants work better with others and some are a terrible combination and they both struggle. Here are some well known combinations that work and you should aim for, or […]
If you are thinking of building your own composting toilet for you camp, cabin or tiny house, look no further! Here are free plans and instructions to build a classy composting toilet, complete with a cut list and clear photos!
I have been gardening in some form or another for pretty much my entire adult life. I have heard the term “permaculture” here and there but honestly it sounded pretty intimidating and expensive. I never really looked into the concepts behind it because I had decided it was something only big scale farmers needed and […]
Flowers in the vegetable garden can improve biodiversity and reduce the incidence of pests. There are plenty of flowers that can be planted throughout the vegetable garden, but here are my six favorite flowers chosen for their ability to support vegetable crops.
Growing a prolific garden is the dream of every gardener no matter how long they have been gardening. There is one thing you can do that will revolutionise your gardening experience: MULCH. There are so so many benefits of mulching your garden. It really is the best thing you can do for yourself in your […]