10 Ways to use Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard is a very nutrient rich plant. It is part of the beet family, which is often most noticeable with red veined chard leaves. Though the leaves are always green, the stalks and veins can come in many colours. While growing Swiss chard can bring a pop of colour to your garden, it can … Read more 10 Ways to use Swiss Chard

Starting a straw bale garden

Starting a straw bale garden is a great way to create pop-up vegetable gardens during the summer months. Straw bales are such a versatile medium to grow plants in. They don’t require very much to set up, and they can be used almost anywhere. Benefits of using straw bales They are temporary One of the … Read more Starting a straw bale garden

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

Garden Tools: When to call a spade

What is it, why might you need it, and how can it help you? Garden tools have specific uses, and knowing which one will help you in your garden will set you on the right path to keeping your garden in top shape.

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