Of course its possible to overspend and try to grow inappropriate plants that fail, but with some good planning, you can start small and save money as you improve your gardening skills. Plus its not all about saving money!
The process for harvesting, curing, and storing sweet potatoes is simple once you get the hang of it. The sweet taste of these homegrown, orange gems will be all it takes to convince you to grow them year after year.
Our garden started off strong this spring, despite a cooler than normal spring. Cucumbers, onions, green beans, beets, kale and cabbage were planted into the rich, dark, fertilized soil. Everything was looking healthy and I was anticipating a good crop that would be canned and stored for the winter. Read more to see what happens […]
Do you know this bare patch of soil forming in your garden right about this time of the season? The one which, most likely, held onions, garlic or zucchini? The one you were hovering over, thinking, what can I plant here in the middle of the Summer….. Today I wanted to share with you seven […]
Have you ever tried to use a tiller on hard dirt or clay? It’ll absolutely beat you up! But fear not! Hard soil doesn’t mean there’s no hope for gardening. You can always build raised beds for your gardening needs! There are many things to consider before building raised beds for your garden. Be sure […]
FINALLY TheHippyGardener is a “gardener” again.