Let's face it. Garden mulch plays a significant role in the vegetable garden. But what mulch should you use in the garden? Before narrowing down the type of mulch to use, let's understand the … [Read more...] about Vegetable Garden Mulch: How To Use Mulch In The Garden
It's important when growing garlic to avoid the ones laced with chemicals found in store (most garlic is sprayed with chemicals). It's best to plant garlic in Autumn, and avoid harvesting in a rainy … [Read more...] about Growing Garlic: How To Grow Garlic – 5 Steps
The fall garden... it's that time of the year when the weather begins to cool and there's a nip in the air, you know it's time to begin preparing your garden for fall and winter. This is … [Read more...] about Fall Garden: How To Prepare Your Garden For Winter
Growing asparagus in raised garden beds provides perennial asparagus plants a secluded spot for controlled growing conditions. It allows for undisturbed growth each year. A raised bed isolates the … [Read more...] about HOW TO Tips For Growing Asparagus In Raised Beds
When the weather begins to get cooler gardeners know it's time to think about how to protect plants from frost. Gardeners know how freezing temperatures and deadly frosts can destroy their precious … [Read more...] about Frost Protection: How To Protect Plants From Frost
Do you know that?... Acid soil determined with a soil test, exhibit differences in texture (or physical condition) and in fertility than neutral or alkaline soil. The degree of acidity or alkalinity … [Read more...] about Acid Soil: How To Make Soil More Acidic
Epsom salt has been used as a fertilizer and with organic gardeners for decades. It is believed to aid in plant nutrient uptake. This coupled with the fact that it is easily soluble in water and … [Read more...] about Epsom Salts Can Help Increase Plant Nutrient Uptake
If you have been looking for something new to add to your garden why not try squash? This post will share a really cool technique that will allow you to easily grow high quality squash. Most people … [Read more...] about How To Make An Easy, Inexpensive DIY Squash Arch
What to do with Coffee grounds? Put coffee grounds in the garden? Does adding used grounds from your morning coffee to your garden soil help or hurt? Have you noticed down at your favorite coffee … [Read more...] about 7 Uses For Old Coffee Grounds In The Garden
Starting a garden is no longer limited to only people with a ton of outdoor space. There are plenty of alternatives for growing indoors, or small spaces like a balcony... allowing anyone with a … [Read more...] about 15 TOP Vegetables That Grow Well In A Container Or Pot
Some people might argue there's not a big difference between organic and non-organic. However, when it comes to mulch the fine people at Growveg.com would beg to differ. Using organic soil keeps … [Read more...] about Using Organic Mulches In The Vegetable Garden
We've all seen those large 50 gallon barrels sitting round. Have you ever thought what you could use an empty barrel for? Well over at YouTube, Scott Hayden of Spiffyguy Adventures has the … [Read more...] about How To Make A Garden Barrel Grow Tower
When you walk through the produce section of your local grocery store, you'll see many fruits and vegetables which we know well. However, there are many unusual varieties which never make it to the … [Read more...] about 11 Odd and Bizarre Hybrid Fruits and Vegetables
Do you like cabbage, but don't have room for a garden? Wondered if cabbage could be grown in a pots or containers? The answer is YES - planting cabbage in a container is the perfect … [Read more...] about Can You Grow Cabbage In A Container?
A PVC trellis can be used to grow a variety of vegetables such as cucumbers, grapes, or other plants that grow in vines. This may not give the exact "How To" but does provide a good framework to get … [Read more...] about How To Build A PVC Cucumber Trellis
What are Keyhole Gardens? - Keyhole gardens look kind of like a well and flourish with food waste (compost). What are they used for? - Keyhole gardens are used for nourishment and can contain both … [Read more...] about What Is A Keyhole Garden?
Most people who grow tomatoes use some type of tomato cages. But not all tomato cages are created equal and they “Are Not Just For Tomatoes.” Once the tomato growing season is over, your tomato … [Read more...] about 21 Clever “Other” Uses For Tomato Cages
Lawns can take a lot of work, they can get boring... just a patch of green that needs to be mowed, watered and fertilized. Plus, they will never do much for your dinner plate. Some have chosen to … [Read more...] about The Neighbors Saw These Boxes In The Front Yard… 60 Days Later, They Were Surprised!
You would never see it advertised at the garden center but the lowly garden hose still hold lots of "life" even after it has been retired for water use. This post has 30+ uses for old garden hoses … [Read more...] about 33+ Genius Uses For Old Garden Hoses
It has taken 20 years to learn the keys and 5 secrets to making a garden almost "no work." Over at the eartheasy.com blog they share in detail 5 strategies they have learned over 2 decades now enables … [Read more...] about It Took 20 Years To Learn 5 Secret Strategies For A No Work Garden… Learn Them Today!
Here is a cool simple and beautiful DIY project that shows you how to transfer an image to a rock or piece of marble, for decorating. You may be saying... "Cool Idea, but WHY?" There are many … [Read more...] about How To Transfer An Image To A Rock
You've probably heard that you can grow a pineapple from the top of another pineapple. This excellent tutorial from rickswoodshopcreations.com will walk you through the steps of how to grow a … [Read more...] about How To Grow A Pineapple From A Top
I use cheat sheets all the time to help me "remember" things, even for things in the garden. Here is a fun post from Homemade Home Ideas with 22 gardening "cheats" to get you on your way of … [Read more...] about 22 Extremely Clever Gardening Cheats
No matter how big of a garden expert you might be, you probably don't know much about soil itself. But that brown dirt underneath your plants can be as complicated as the plants themselves. This … [Read more...] about How To Get Superpowered Garden Soil
Whether you are looking for a fun do it yourself project, or you simply need instructions to make your own, here you will find a fun and exciting do it yourself project to make your very own raised … [Read more...] about 18+ Easy-To-Make DIY Raised Garden Beds
In a time where there is more garbage than can be processed, more and more ideas on alternative ways to use our waste are being found. Milk jugs are one of the hardest materials to process for … [Read more...] about 7 Ways To Recycle And Use Milk Jugs In The Garden
Broccoli stalks along with the florets is an old-fashioned, traditional food that people have enjoyed for many centuries. It's a great choice for staying healthy because it is really one of the … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Use Superfood Broccoli Stalks
Whether you're into aquaponics, or you want to learn something interesting, aquaponics introduces different eco-system other than our own. Watch the video explaining exactly how aquaponics works … [Read more...] about Aquaponics – What Is It – Excellent Video
One of the joys of gardening is eating the fruits (and vegetables!) of your labor. You can quickly and easily create your own pickles from your fresh cucumbers in your own refrigerator, with no … [Read more...] about How To Make Super Simple Refrigerator Pickles
Most people know that you can cut and cook green onions to create a tasty healthy meal. But... few people realize you can actually use the left over bulbs to grow new green onions. To create … [Read more...] about Tip: How To Grow Green Onions Indoors