Of course the most important decision on what to plant in the garden is deciding what veggies we’d most like to eat. It doesn’t do much good to have a veggie plant take up valuable garden-area real estate for the year if we eat it only in moderation. RancherMan & I love green beans and […]
Garlic is the last crop planted in the garden for the year. I usually plant garlic in October or November to be harvested the following summer. Garlic is the most trouble free crop I grow in the garden. Come spring, it only requires watering and a little additional organic fertilizer around the time the garlic […]
If you’re dealing with a bad back, or bad soil, a raised planter can be an excellent solution. Bring in your own soil mix, and elevate those crops! We’ll show you how to build one of these beautiful planters with our How-to Guide. It’s so easy, we built two!
I have never been a huge fan of tires for garden beds but as I inherited 4 large tractor-trailer tires with the property when we purchased it, I decided to make some use of them. I have to admit that they don’t look nearly as bad in our garden as a raised bed as they […]
What’s growing on this winter in your vegetable beds? While you might think that spring and summer are the months for growing food in raised beds, fall and winter are excellent seasons to grow as well. In the fall and winter months, give your raised beds some TLC by growing a winter cover crop to […]
Trying to figure out how many bags of garden soil you need when you have a raised garden bed can be overwhelming, but this calculation makes it simple. Most bags of soil are sold in 1 cubic feet sizes, but they are sometimes sold in three cubic foot size. To make things even more confusing, […]