To begin gardening, you need very few tools to start. A trowel and some dirt might do, for now, but as you become a more avid gardener, you will undoubtedly want to gather more and more garden tools for your collection.
Cleaning and Care of Garden Tools
I love gardening, but just like all of my other hobbies and chores, there is clean-up involved. Garden tools can be expensive, so taking care of them is important.
Garden Records: Keeping a Garden Journal
Gardening season is coming up! This is the time of year when I get really excited about the new year and new plans. I pull my garden records from last year out and remember what I did right and what I did wrong. What do I need to do differently this year to make my garden the best ever?
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 your garden outside. This will make them strong and enable them to withstand harsh weather conditions they are not used to. If… [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 this process.
How to Prepare Your Garden Soil for Planting
The best way to prepare a garden for planting is to improve the soil by adding organic matter. When you improve your soil makes it easier to dig and turn.