Category: Gardening Methods

Vegetable Gardening Made Easy

Growing your own vegetables is both fun and rewarding. Lets break it down together and get the most food, enjoyment, and nutrition from our gardens! 1. feed the soil 2. efficient use of space 3. keep food moving 4. continuous…

Companion Plants Top 10 Best

example of companion planting - marigold-peas-brassicas

Some plants do better when in the company of other plants for a variety of reasons…to repel harmful insects, to attract useful insects, or to enhance the growth rate and flavor of other plants. Companion planting helps bring a balanced eco-system to your garden. Every garden is different with different problems. All problems will not be eliminated, but it is definitely worth experimenting with companion planting. Below are the top 10 plant companion combinations.

Blossom End Rot

Blossom end rot on tomatoes Photograph by David B. Langston, University of Georgia Tomatoes grown in containers and indeterminate (vining) heirloom tomatoes can be more susceptible to Blossom End Rot (BER) that is caused by an inability to adequately uptake…

Winter Garden Salad

It is a bit early to begin growing seeds indoors for transplants for the spring garden. But if you don’t have a greenhouse, you make a windowsill salad garden. You can eat it within weeks! Use a windowbox liner with…

Early Tomatoes

For those of you getting ready to get a start on tomatoes, there is a great website, Growing Tomato Secrets you may want to check out. He just put up a new video entitled,

Green House Gardening Tips and Tricks

Gardening enthusiasts in the more interesting temperate climates and any place where there are four seasons are faced with great benefits as well as challenges. Because of the four seasons, gardeners are blessed with huge plant varieties conducive for planting…

All About Photo voltaic Green Houses

Greenhouses are available in a wide array of styles, sorts and materials. As we speak, people are turning into more environmentally pleasant, by investing extra in solar panels and energy. You will discover which you can minimize costs by investing…

Green Really Hits the Roof!

Rooftop gardens is a method of gardening we are starting to hear more and more about. And not only in your typical high rise city, like Chicago’s City Hall who’s gardens on the roof are open to the public by…

Itty Bitty Garden and Kitchen to go With

My dream is to have a large kitchen someday. But for now, my New Years resolution is to learn to function effectively in the space that I have. I seem to have always had small kitchens and mostly small gardens to provide for the small kitchen. I have never mastered the large, grow all your own food, store it, stock it up for winter kitchen OR garden. I once ‘put back’ 39 quarts of green beans only to find they were bad when I took the first one out to cook on a cold day in November some fifteen years back.