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 […]
Everyone has at least one culinary superpower. By “superpower” I mean that one dish or meal you can prepare at any moment, no matter how bare the cupboards may seem. Say a few magic words, snap your fingers, and voila – dinner is served. (Okay, fine. In reality, you make something from ingredients you always […]