When you make the decision to start growing your own vegetables, you are confronted with two options: Seeds vs Seedlings. You could buy some seedling plants or buy some seeds to plant yourself. Which one should you choose?
Do you run out of energy in your busy and stress-filled day? A green smoothie in the morning will help give you the vitamins and minerals to keep you going.
Winter is a great time to prepare for spring seeding by making some seed tape and sheets. These make-ahead preparations will save you time and ensure your seeds are properly spaced. This is the fourth in a series of five posts of How a Gardener can be Productive in Winter
Do you find sometimes that you miss something that needs to be done in your yard or garden because you don't get a chance to visit all the areas? I find that happens often with my yard and garden and some critical tasks don't get done. For me it is important to regularly do a garden maintenance walk to see what I may have missed during my less comprehensive visits to the garden.
This is the first post of a series on garden tools. First we'll look at what garden tools I think are a good starting point for someone just getting into gardening. Future posts will look at more specialized tools, how to maintain your tools and how to use them most efficiently.
When we first saw our future backyard while we were doing our house search, we knew right away that this was the house and property for us. It had a mini orchard full of fruit trees of every type and variety and maturity. As far as I know you can't buy a bunch of 20 year old fruit trees so we considered these to be priceless.
A garden traditionally has always meant quite a bit of work. How do you overcome the "I have so much to do I don't know where do I start" syndrome? What are the best ways to start making progress in your garden and stop procrastinating?