Encourage your little ones to play in the dirt by helping with the garden! Dedicate a corner of the garden just for them, and let them pick what they want to grow. All the plants listed below have been chosen because they are easy to grow. Your kids will love seeing (and even eating) the
Tomatoes are one of the most popular veggies for food gardeners, and rightly so–there isn’t much in life better than a fresh tomato straight from the garden to your mouth. However, like with any plant, tomatoes have their preferences. Before you start digging up dirt, check out these simple tips for growing tomatoes to ensure
Some people just don’t have the time, space, or resources for a full-blown garden in their backyard but still want to grow some of their own food. Square foot gardening is a great solution to all of these problems! It’s the perfect alternative but can sometimes be hard to start and maintain. Follow these simple
Not all of us are able to have the big, lush backyard that we’ve always wanted. Sometimes we have to settle with our apartments and small-yarded city home. Don’t let those limitations stop you from cultivating the best garden you can! Here are some great tips for gardening in small spaces.
We all know that plant markers are essential to keeping your sanity in the garden, but who says they have to be boring? Check out this list of creative plant marker ideas and get inspired in your garden!
Greenhouses make everyone feel like a better gardener and thriftier master of the yard. Not only that, but they help our plants grow and stay healthy longer, even when the weather outside isn’t the best. Here are some cheap, easy, quick, and/or fun ideas for your own backyard greenhouse.
Whether in our wallets or in our backyards, it’s always nice to see a little green. With these great planter ideas, you can have both! Use one or more of these ideas to bring your yard or patio to life while not having to break the bank!
Trough or container gardening is a good way to add some green to small spaces and throughout your home environment. Container gardening differs from plot gardening in some important ways, so check out this list to get the basics:
Time to start a vegetable garden–everyone else is doing it! While the task may seem daunting, it is probably easier than you think, and can be very rewarding and cost-effective. Before you buy seeds and grab your shovel, check out these beginner’s tips for food gardening: