How to Grow Potatoes in a Trash Can

When I was younger, I heard stories of my husband's great-grandpa growing potatoes in a metal trash can. I had never heard of this. I asked lots of … [Read more...]

Growing Asparagus

How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Asparagus Ahh…Asparagus. I would have to say this is my favorite vegetable. This is one of the many perennial … [Read more...]

Vermicomposting (Worm Composting) Basics

Want a fun project for your kids? Try worm composting! Vermicomposting is my favorite method of composting, because it is fun for my kids to do. … [Read more...]

Garden Records: Keeping a Garden Journal

 Seven Garden Records You Should Keep Each Year Gardening season is coming up! This is the time of year when I get really excited about the new … [Read more...]

Hardening Off Seedlings

Is it time to harden off your seedlings? Hardening off seedlings is a time to transition seedlings, you have started indoors, before planting them in … [Read more...]

Starting Seeds Indoors

  Over the past few weeks, we have been starting seeds to later plant in our vegetable garden.   The kids love to get involved with … [Read more...]

How to Prepare Your Garden Soil for Planting

The best way to prepare garden soil for planting is to improve it by adding organic matter. When you improve your soil, it will be easier to dig … [Read more...]

Choosing Your Vegetable Garden Location

6 Things to Consider When Choosing a Location for Your Vegetable Garden: Garden Size- How big is your vegetable garden going to be?  If you … [Read more...]

What We Plant in Our Vegetable Garden

No food in the world tastes better than the food you grow in your own vegetable garden. We have planted a vegetable garden on our … [Read more...]