Grow your own garlic? Why would anyone want to grow garlic when it’s right there at the store? It might surprise you that they treat garlic with chemicals to keep it from sprouting? Do you know what those chemicals do to your body? Me either. No thanks.
Archive for Gardening
When the garden decides to put out cucumbers, it REALLY decides to put them out. You can end up with a ton of excess cucumbers and that can get overwhelming. In a few weeks, there won’t be any available and you’ll be missing them like crazy. Check out some things you can do to get the most of them while they’re here.
There’s that certain time of the year when produce from your garden is drowning you from every side. What do you do with all the excess tomatoes your garden produces? You know in a few months, you’ll be longing for those delicious home-grown tomatoes again and they will be nowhere near.
Is learning to garden a life or death situation? In the immediate sense, no, but for the long term, yes. Learn about the importance of gardening. Obviously we can’t live long without food. Are you sure the food system is always going to be there to provide for you?
Do you wish you had yummy homegrown vegetables but you don’t think you can have an easy vegetable garden? Vegetable gardening CAN be a full-time job, but you can also garden in just a few easy steps and get those veggies you’re hungry for with a little effort.
Do you know when to harvest vegetables in the garden, and fruit? It’s sometimes hard to tell when the produce is perfectly ready. There are some basic rules to go by. Here are tips to harvest some of the most popular vegetables (and fruits) that people love to grow.
Tomatoes are one of the most popular vegetables grown in the United States. It’s easy to see why after tasting a tomato from the grocery store. Growing great tomatoes at home is a passion and an art, but it’s not that hard to learn how.
What are the easiest plants for kids to grow? Getting kids excited about gardening is great. There are so many things kids can learn in the garden. We don’t want kids to get discouraged or give up, so finding the easiest beginner plants is the best bet.
What could be more fun than a sensory garden for kids? Kids NEED sensory stimulation for development. All five senses should be stimulated to help children develop important pathways for learning in their brains. The more stimulation, the earlier, the better.
Is there a garden chore you just hate? What is the best way to get through it? For me, it’s having the right garden tools for the right job! I know I could not live without my knee pad and my gloves. I have super nice gloves that fit well and are sturdy. That would be the number one thing I would recommend getting the best you can afford. You get what you pay for.