When you look out your window and you notice your daffodils beginning to bloom, it’s time to plant your peas! After a long winter, peas are one of my favorite spring crops to grow. There are many types of peas you can harvest from your garden. Snap peas, snow peas and garden peas all have […]
Spring is the season of hope and growth. You begin dreaming of the beautiful blooms that are to come. You start to see those first signs of green after a long winter. During the first few weeks of spring, there are measures you can take to encourage a successful gardening season. March is the month […]
Have seeds left over from last year? Or maybe many years before that? Seeds lose their viability depending on the quality, and the method of storage. There’s an easy way to test to see if they’re still good. Check out more on how to test old seeds.
Sweet potatoes are heroes in my household. Mashed, smashed, baked, scalloped, fried…I could Bubba from Forrest Gump all day long with sweet potatoes. They’re amazing sources of Vitamin A (214% of your daily recommended allowance in one cup of baked sweet potato), C (52%) and manganese (50%). Regular potatoes can’t hold a candle to them.
Vegetable gardening is supposed to be fun, right? It should be! It is so tempting to plant a huge garden with dreams of preserving most of it and having fresh healthy veggies all season long. Wonderful to see all those rows of food, glorious food. Dreaming of my garden always starts in the dead of […]
Planning your Spring vegetable garden? Check out my quick and dirty, 30 second guide to planting onions. pH, hours of sunlight, weekly water needs, companion plants, etc. All in an easy to reference format.