This garden season was full of adventure! I would have never imagined I’d get to travel to both the DC area and California for garden related events this summer. Getting to meet you and attend this year’s Garden Bloggers Fling was absolutely incredible. Then, being able to travel alongside each other again while exploring California […]
If you grow any plants in the Brassica family (broccoli, cauliflower, Brussel sprouts, kale, etc.) you probably know about cabbage moths. Learn how to protect your plants from them, so you can eat off the plants all season long!
This year has probably been one of my hardest years when it came to growing crops. Why was it hard you ask? Well, I hardly grew any! You see, in the spring I decided to take on a giant garden project. I tore down my entire vegetable garden, so I could rebuild. I have to […]
Are you keeping a journal of your gardening adventures? If not, then you are missing out on valuable information. Keeping a garden journal will improve your gardening skills, provide you with historical information about your garden to better predict results, and help you keep an inventory of your plants, seeds, and preserved produce. In general, […]
With growing concern over the declining population of pollinators, it’s nice to know which veggies are self pollinating plants and which ones rely exclusively on wind, or insect pollinators. Most of us are familiar with the role that pollinators like bees, wasps, and other bugs have in the process of pollination. Pollination refers to the […]
Having a compost pile is key to growing a productive garden. Starting a compost pile from scratch is often seen as daunting and people don’t know how to build a compost heap, so many people just avoid it for fear of ‘doing it wrong’. Compost has so many benefits for the garden, I really encourage […]