It’s a lot of fun to grow hot peppers and sweet peppers in the garden. They grow the same way, you just have to decide if you like sweet peppers or hot peppers better. You can grow both if you like. We mostly grow hot peppers at little sprouts.
Sunflowers draw pollinators, look gorgeous, and make food for birds, and are edible. You can learn how to grow sunflowers with kids. You just need a few sunflower seeds, a patch of dirt and plenty of water and sunshine to grow a great sunflower garden.
When you think of a vegetable garden, you probably think of tomatoes. I would say tomatoes are the number one most popular garden vegetable to grow in the home garden. I’m sure it’s because home grown tomatoes are so vastly better than store bought. But tomatoes can be finicky and difficult to grow. What are the easy to grow vegetable favorites for beginners?
The year before last we were super lazy about our fall gardening tasks and last year ended up being one of our worst garden years ever. Everything that happens in the garden teaches us. This helped me learn that fall garden tasks are some of the most important tasks for garden success.
I love getting homemade gifts from my friends. I love giving them too. It feels special to put a little of your heart into your gift as you work on producing it. The garden is overflowing with gifts year-round, but have you thought about growing and creating holiday gifts with the bounty your garden gives? There are so many holiday gifts to make from your garden, let’s check out a few here.
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.