When you start receiving your seed catalogues in the middle of winter, it is both exciting and overwhelming! Often I wonder, how is anyone supposed to choose what to plant? I use the suggestions below to help me choose what vegetables I will grow in my garden. Often, we are limited by space and sunlight … Continue reading What vegetables to grow
A vegetable garden can be beautiful all on its own, but adding flowers to your vegetable garden will take it to the next level. Not only will adding flowers to your vegetable garden make it look beautiful, it will also help attract pollinators and can help keep bad bugs away from your veggies. Like I … Continue reading Flowers for the Vegetable Garden
We need the heat of summer in order to make our gardens grow well, but the sun can also make gardening very difficult. There are ways that we can manage the heat when we are in the garden in order to stay safe and happy. If you are anywhere like I am right now, it … Continue reading Manage the Heat when Gardening
There are so many wonderful plants to add to your garden, but here are six plants that you may want to avoid. Some of the nicest looking plants can be invasive or poisonous and definitely don't deserve a place in your garden. If a neighbor or friend offers you a plant, make sure that they … Continue reading Six Plants to Avoid
Buying plants from the garden center can get expensive, especially if you need new plants every year. There are many ways to find free plants for your garden, if you know where to look. Many of the plants that fill in my flower beds are free, and I'll show you below how I found them. … Continue reading Finding Free Plants for your Garden
Gardening is a wonderful hobby! It gets you outside, your hands in the dirt and can provide relaxation and food. Gardening as a beginner can feel very intimidating, where do you start? I've broken things down below to help you get off on the right foot. Below you will find my tips for the beginner … Continue reading Tips for the Beginner Gardener
Not all of us have the space to do an in ground garden, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy plants and a green space. If you have a small balcony or terrace, chances are you can start growing flowers, herbs and vegetables despite the small space. You will be surprised what you can grow … Continue reading Balcony Gardening Tips
Planting in pots allows us to put flowers all around our property, in places that in ground gardens aren't feasible. You can put containers on a small balcony of an apartment, on your back deck or around your fir pit to add some color. These five container plants will help you brighten up your garden … Continue reading Five Best Container Garden Plants
Marigolds are the perfect addition to any garden. Growing marigolds is easy and they are hardy, colorful, and great companion plants.
Save money in the garden with these five simple tips.