Whether you are an experienced or beginning gardener, learn how to choose your garden site, building raised beds, prepare raised bed for spring planting, and most importantly how to prepare the soil in your raised beds. Choose an area you can expand because you might just fall in love with gardening!
We went to our local tire repair shop and asked if we could raid their piles of old tires. The tire shop was quite happy that someone wanted to take a few tires off their hands and said yes. There were a number of large tractor tires, smaller tractor tires, tires from back hoes, semis, […]
I used to get frustrated every year with wire tomato cages. I’d get frustrated putting them all up, cleaning them out, and then storing them. It wasn’t so bad when it was only a couple. But with 50 or more plants? There had to be a better way. Now, with 4 of these new planters, […]
I have always gardened using raised beds; and I think the pros outweigh any cons with this kind of garden. Whether you’re just getting started with a raised bed garden or just looking for some tips, this is the post for you! Some of my homesteading friends have given me permission to share their BEST […]
Here in zone 6a New England, the growing season is so short. By the end of November, trees have shed their leaves and plants have gone into hibernation mode. When the ground starts to freeze and the days become shorter, us gardeners turn to houseplants and planning next year’s harvest. Although that can be very […]
Prepping your garden for winter is an important step to give you a leg up in the spring. Learn how to put your garden to bed and about the use of cover crops in a backyard garden – they aren’t just for large scale farmers!