Category: Gardening tips

planting seeds in fall

14 Vegetable Seeds You Can Still Plant in September

Today I want to share with you a list of 14 veggies that you can still plant in your garden in September. Just because summer is over it doesn’t mean you can’t plant anything in your garden. As your summer crops ripen and you finish harvesting them, you will start having a lot of empty Read More

How to grow Ruth Stout potatoes

We already discussed the main ideas of gardening using Ruth Stout’s method, a permaculture gardening technique that uses hay. Today I want to share more details and focus on how to grow potatoes using the Ruth Stout method. Potatoes are by far one of the easiest crops to grow using Ruth Stout’s method and that’s Read More

Berry bush plant

Backyard Berry Bush: The Best Berries for Your Garden

Berries are an infinite source of vitamins, they’re delicious and can be used in a wide variety of recipes for jams, cakes, smoothies, you name it. They can also be quite pricey and growing your own will save you a pretty penny or can bring you some extra income. The type of berry bushes you Read More

too many radishes

What can you do with too many radishes?

Radishes are one of the first crops we get from our garden. Not only are they easy to grow and require almost no attention, but they are also delicious and healthy. They have a very short time to maturity so even they might not be the first crop to go into the ground, they are Read More

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12 Vegetable seeds you can plant in May

You might think planting your vegetable seeds in May might be too late for proper germination, but the warm temperatures in temperate climates, without the risk of overnight frost, make it the perfect time to plant many of the vegetables for your summer and fall garden. The main thing you have to know before starting Read More

14 Vegetable Seeds You Should Plant in March

Spring is just around the corner, and for those of us who live in a temperate climate, this is the perfect time to start thinking about what seeds to sow in March. To make it easier for beginner gardeners, I’ve put together a list of the types of vegetables and fruits that are best to Read More

Beet plants

How to grow better beets

Beets have always been one of our most successful crops and since we also love eating them, we usually grow quite a lot. We’ve always used the same method for growing them and we’ve had amazing results every season. At least in our garden, beets were so easy to grow, we were surprised when we Read More

Aphids on plant stem

Never Use Chemicals Again! Here Are 2 Tried and Tested Methods for Eco-friendly Aphid Control!

Aphids are one of the most common bug infestations that affect gardens around the world. Left unchecked they can deal a lot of damage to your plants. Luckily there are some really effective, accessible, and easy to use organic pest control for aphids, that will help you have healthy plants without causing harm to the Read More

Garden Tour

2020 Garden Update: Over 100 tomato plants and more

Back in February, we’ve already gone over a rough overview of our garden plans for this year. We’ve doubled our growing space and added a high-tunnel on our homestead, which gave us a big upper hand in gardening this year. The lockdown measures also helped, with both of us working from home, we didn’t have to Read More

gardener inside an empty green house

How to protect your poly tunnel greenhouse from strong winds

Having a high tunnel greenhouse is a blessing for most gardeners. It allows us to expand our growing season considerably, or even grow all year round in some areas, and it also gives us the chance to grow things that wouldn’t otherwise fair well in our local climate. However, installing a polytunnel greenhouse in a Read More

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