21 Ways to become a better gardener

Gardening is a fantastic activity. It is such a versatile way to experience nature. There are many different things that one can learn and read about to become a better gardener. There will always be ways that we can improve our knowledge, and learn more. Gardening is a subject where no one is ever really … Read more 21 Ways to become a better gardener

Tomatoes

Tomatoes belong to the nightshade family. Peppers, potatoes, eggplant, tobacco, among others also belong to the nightshade family. Tomatoes are one of the most commonly grown fruits in a traditional vegetable garden. They are very versatile, and can be used raw, or cooked into sauces. They also can very well, which can make them a … Read more Tomatoes

Gardening for the non-gardener

I think there is a certain element of intimidation in gardening. Or starting anything new really. So lets talk about gardening for the non-gardener. Maybe you have zero interest in gardening, but you want to grow your own herbs, or small patch of vegetables to help you save money. Or this is your first foray … Read more Gardening for the non-gardener

Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Starting vegetable seeds indoors can be a really great way to help jump start your growing season. Growing by seed can seem like a daunting task, but its not super complicatied once you break it down into easier steps. Preparation The key to making things easy is to know what type of supplies to have … Read more Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Getting to Know Soil

So you’ve got your bucket, and seed packet ready. But the question remains, how do you know what kind of soil to fill your bucket up with? Soil is one of those things that I never really thought about when it came to gardening. I always used to think, well whatever is in the ground … Read more Getting to Know Soil

Gardening basics to get you started

Okay, so I’m not exactly new to gardening. I’ve been doing it my whole life. But the thing is, even if I devoted my entire life to gardening, I still wouldn’t feel like I know enough about it. Growing confidence is a big part of starting a garden. Gardening basics is a good place to … Read more Gardening basics to get you started

The ultimate guide to urban gardening spaces

A ‘no yard’ way to garden in the city With a changing housing market, and the push for people to live in smaller spaces, or more condensed cities, the ability to grow for ourselves is also changing. This guide to urban gardening will walk you through some alternative gardening space options. “Not in my backyard” … Read more The ultimate guide to urban gardening spaces

14 Ways to use wood in your garden

Top list of varieties and uses Raised Garden beds are a really great option to creating gardening space in all kinds of areas. I had actually never used raised garden beds for anything until I moved to a large city. Living in the city, there is limited space for growing things. And the space that … Read more 14 Ways to use wood in your garden

8 Ways to build Raised Garden Beds

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8 Ideas for creating raised garden beds Raised garden beds can be a really great alternative to growing vegetables or flowers direct to ground. A lot of us, especially in urban settings don’t typically have access to outdoor space with large open soil for planting. And even when we do find open land in community … Read more 8 Ways to build Raised Garden Beds