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

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

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

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