15 Best Organic Gardening Tips

Anytime you can practice gardening without harmful chemicals and synthetic fertilizers your garden will thank you for it. The most successful gardens are the ones that follow the cues of nature rather than trying to fight against it. Once you start to introduce non-natural elements you often times end up struggling in other areas (like …

Bringing Back Victory Gardens!

During WWI and WWII Americans (and residents of many other countries) banded together to help supplement the food supply chain amid food rationing and shortages among agricultural workers. During WWII, 1/3 of the vegetables produced in America came from the over 18 million Victory Gardens. Growing a Victory Garden not only helped to feed your …

Testing Your Garden Soil

Testing your garden soil is an important first step to having a successful garden each year.  Yet it is a step that many gardeners skip out on.  Let me show you how easy, fast, and inexpensive testing your soil health can be to help you get your best garden ever! The ideal time to test …

Garlic Growing Guide

Whether you are a beginner or seasoned gardener, garlic needs to find a place in your yard!  Garlic is one of the easiest crops to grow, stores wonderfully all winter long, and is so versatile in the kitchen you can never have too much! Great Garlic Garden Garlic is an easy addition to your garden.  …

Companion Planting

Did you know plants have best friends and enemies?  Your garden beds might as well be a catty high school cafeteria and you don’t want the potatoes sitting down at the tomato’s table.  Ok maybe it’s not quite that bad (maybe I just have too many teenagers running around my house!).  But plants do have …

Growing & Harvesting Onions

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 …