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.
Archive for Gardening
When the summer gets hot and humid in the south, the okra plants wake up and put out tons of excess okra at once. What can you do with okra that you can’t eat right now?
A good sturdy garden trellis is a great treasure in the garden. Check out these trellises you can make at home with what you might already have.
Ash can be a great addition to the garden for some uses. Learn how to use ash in the garden in this article.
Sometimes the garden puts out more excess greens than you can handle at once. Check out these creative ways to use them and save them for later.
Have you ever thought of growing food with young children, but you don’t know how? Check out these tips and steps for how to start a preschool garden.
Starting a preschool garden
I had a lot to learn and seemingly NO natural instinct when it came to growing things. My mom was always growing stuff and my grandmother seemed to have magic powers when it came to growing. I never understood why I couldn’t.
Oklahoma growing zones range from 6a to 8a. Your growing zones makes a big difference in how you grow, so you need to know where you are on the USDA zoning map.
Did you know you can grow luffas in your garden? Luffa sponge plants are actually a gourd! How to grow and use loofah sponges and where to buy them.
Can you really garden without pesticides?
Bugs in the garden can be a real challenge. But is reaching for a can of spray the best first choice? Organic gardening is a great idea, but can you really garden without pesticides?
Chinese python snake beans are quite interesting to grow. They are simple to get started, grow like crazy and produce a ton of produce in the vegetable garden.