I’m always eager to get my hands on great new gardening books. No matter how long you have been gardening, there is always still so much to learn. This is one of the reasons why I love working in the garden. There is always room to continue growing and advancing at your craft. I’ve discovered […]
Garlic will grow just about anywhere as long as you match the garlic variety to your garden zone. Fall is the perfect time to plant garlic cloves. Read this post to learn to get off to a great start for a bountiful spring/summer harvest.
When I started trying to plant seeds, I would look at the climate map and wonder exactly what zone we lived in. In the, we were either sub-tropical or temperate. The only problem was that these have almost exactly opposite planting times! Here’s what I figured out.
One of my favorite vegetables that we grow is green beans. But besides steaming them, boiling them, or snacking on them raw, what else can you do with them? You can roast them. Fancy Roasted Green Beans are a great way to enjoy your bountiful bean harvest. Roasted with onions until they are slightly crispy, […]
Northern Hemisphere gardeners are currently preparing for spring planting, so you’d think I’d be packing up the garden for winter here in Australia, but in the sub-tropics there’s plenty that we can grow, even with a few frosty days.
Seed storage requires low temperatures, humidity and dim to no light. Always store seeds from your best plants. I don’t store seeds from hybrids as they are inferior plants and don’t usually reproduce well. Learning how to store seeds makes you a sustainable gardener.