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Garden -starting

Starting up your garden is SO refreshing... Enjoy the tips and tricks below :)

Basic 3-Year Trench Composting Cycle | From University of Illinois Extension

Building a bee-friendly landscape is easier (and more important) than you think!

Share the Buzz | Whole Foods Market

Alternative Gardning: How to make a potato barrel using chicken wire

10 seed starting tips from a master gardener

partially underground greenhouse

Underground greenhouse idea. Grow veggies 365 days a year

You can never pin too much info on Hugelkulture. I slready have my test bed started. Hopefully I get good results next year. One of the bad things about living so far North, the growing season is never long enough... sigh.

Compost Heated Greenhouse tour with Jesica Clark. Each bay holds about 1.25 cubic yards of compost materials, a layer of cardboard and a layer of clean mulch goes on top and then the soil.

"When to plant peas in zone __" is one of the most popular searches bringing people to my blog. Here's the information you need.

Propagating Succulents from Leaves

Two wire-mesh panels leaning against each other make a quick-to-assemble support structure for two tomato plants at once. Plant a tomato vine at the base of each panel. Clip or wire the tops together for stability. When it's time to clean up the garden, the panels stack flat, saving on storage space.

Do I really have to soil test? The simple answer—yes, you really should have your soil tested every couple of years, especially if you plan to to do something new in that area of your yard. Most experts like Dr. Charlie Mitchell, who is a soil scientist with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, suggest that home gardeners should have a soil test done every three to four years.

last forever tomato cages

Interplanting is a growing method that will allow you to fit more vegetable plants in a single planting bed. It is a way to increase your crop yield.