In zone 7 the garden is really picking up in May. Find out more about what needs to be done in the garden during this time of year.
Archive for Gardening
If you are looking for an unusual fruit tree for your landscape that is a gorgeous ornamental plant as well, you might want to grow a brown fig tree.
Peanut growing and harvesting is super easy if you have a nice long hot summer. We tried growing peanuts this past garden season and it was really cool.
Growing radishes is super simple. They are one of the easiest vegetables to grow in your garden. They grow great in containers too. Find out more.
The dirty secret to success in the garden is having great garden soil. It usually doesn’t happen naturally, it takes a little time to build great soil.
Planting once and reaping harvests year after year is my kind of gardening. There are more perennials to grow in the garden than you might think.
Do you see some creepy crawly bugs in the garden and wonder if they are friend or foe? Gardening is a fun way to learn more about life cycles and eco systems and what creatures are good for the earth and bad.
Did you know there was a kind of onion that grows in spring, summer and fall? Did you know there was an onion you could plant once and never have to plant again? Egyptian walking onions will continue to grow themselves year after year in your vegetable garden
Fairy gardens are all the rage these days and I can see why. Who doesn’t love miniature everything? So cute! There are so many cool ways to make a fairy garden and they are a great tool for teaching kids. We have ours set up like a dollhouse where kids can move the toys around in it and play together.
One of my favorite things to grow in the garden is cucumbers. They are so much better than store bought. Here’s how to grow cucumbers vertically.
There’s not much that’s better in my opinion than a fresh garden picked cucumber. I love the fresh taste and how juicy they are. The kids and I love cucumber salad with vinegar and we eat it daily all summer long when our cucumbers are producing. Grow cucumbers vertically for better production.