Growing Carrots: Your Complete Guide

Carrots are one of my favorite crops in my fall and spring garden.  The taste of homegrown carrots trumps anything you purchase from a grocery store. Growing carrots allows you to plant various colors and sizes. Not to mention that homegrown carrots store better than grocery store carrots. If you have never grown carrots, letContinue reading “Growing Carrots: Your Complete Guide”

Growing Kale: Your Complete Guide

One of the trendiest foods in the market right now is kale. If you ask me, it deserves all the praise that it is receiving. Kale is a highly nutrient-dense dark leafy green. It is labeled a superfood because of the high content of iron, calcium, and vitamins A, C, and K. No wonder more and more gardenersContinue reading “Growing Kale: Your Complete Guide”

Growing Fruit Trees: Your Complete Guide

No gardening space is complete without fruit trees or bushes. These perennials are an excellent way to add low-maintenance high-reward crops to your landscape. These are the best plants you can add to your space. 1. They provide nutrient-dense delicious food. 2. Provide habitat for birds and pollinators. 3. Their roots help to prevent soilContinue reading “Growing Fruit Trees: Your Complete Guide”

The Importance of Sun Exposure

There are three essential contributors to the success of a garden, sunlight, water, and soil health. As gardeners, we must understand what we can control in our garden and how to work with nature.  We can feed the soil to make sure it is healthy, and we can install irrigation to ensure that our gardenContinue reading “The Importance of Sun Exposure”

Growing Calendula: Your Complete Guide

If I could only grow one flower for the rest of my life, it would be calendula. It is easy to grow, blooms for a long time, and has many benefits besides being beautiful. Calendula is an edible flower that possesses a multitude of health benefits. Check out this article where we talk about everythingContinue reading “Growing Calendula: Your Complete Guide”

Growing Radish: Your Complete Guide

“The real secret to growing this little vegetable is speed: Sow a short row frequently, thin them quickly, keep them watered, eat them quickly, and sow some more.” West Coast Seeds Radishes are a quick maturing and easy-to-grow root crop that you can add to any growing space.  I was never a fan of radishesContinue reading “Growing Radish: Your Complete Guide”

Growing Garlic: Your Complete Guide

What if I told you that it was possible to grow your garlic?  Believe it or not, this herbaceous vegetable is easy to grow and can be grown in every climate.  No raised beds or garden beds to plant? That’s not an issue because you can grow garlic in containers.  If you’re ready to learnContinue reading “Growing Garlic: Your Complete Guide”

Growing Lettuce: Your Complete Guide

One of my favorite crops to grow is lettuce. While I don’t spend much time discussing or showing it on my IG page, it is a staple in my garden during fall, winter, and early spring. Why? Because it is fast-growing and relatively pest and disease free. This article will discuss who should grow lettuce, whenContinue reading “Growing Lettuce: Your Complete Guide”

Mulching: What You Need To Do For A Better Growing Environment

Mulching is one of the purest and most beneficial practices you can use in a garden. Leaving soil exposed to the elements can cause topsoil erosion and promote weed growth.  Mulch protects the ground, providing a protective material layer on top of the soil. Organic mulches include grass clippings, straw, bark chips, and similar materialsContinue reading “Mulching: What You Need To Do For A Better Growing Environment”