When it comes to establishing a self sufficient food landscape, perennial vegetables should not be overlooked. It quite exciting when food starts popping up out of the ground in early spring, with no effort on your part. Edible perennials are hardy, reliable food crops that need very little care and attention. Learn about some of […]
When I first started gardening, I couldn’t wait to try growing strawberries! These red berries are jam-packed full of vitamins, fiber and antioxidants. I can never resist a bite of a plump, juicy and sweet strawberry. I remember visiting my local garden nursery and noticing these bright red hanging baskets. As I got closer, I […]
Easy to grow, popular yet pricey, garlic is a highly valued kitchen & health food staple. Why not grow your own? A forgiving and adaptable crop, it is well worth the effort. Learn everything you know to get started!
Onions are a really easy crop to grow even for beginners and when you grow your own onions a huge amount of variety is opened to you over what you can find on your grocer’s shelves. Not only will you find a larger variety, homegrown onions have a much more vibrant flavor, kicking up the […]
I love wildlife, but I don’t love sharing my garden spoil with them. Even with a half-acre main preservation garden, a herd of deer can wipe all our hard work out in no time. These raised bed planters were not only cheap and easy to make, but they’ve saved our strawberries from getting eaten by […]
Don’t have a fence but still want to keep the deer out of your garden? Here are a handful of other ways to get the task done.