What We’re Growing In 2021

Do you have your garden planned out yet for next year? I know, I know. It's only December. There's snow on the ground and we're barely into winter yet. But it's this time of year when I start getting the itch to work the soil. You know what I mean? When the days are short,... Continue Reading →

10 Garden Myths We Should Stop Believing

You've heard them before. I know you have. Maybe you've even tried some of them. It seems like gardening has more myths passing around than any other hobby. But how do you know what's true and what's folklore? Just because it's been passed around on Facebook a million times doesn't make it true. Seriously, this... Continue Reading →

Growing Broccoli: From Seed to Harvest

What if I told you that you could easily grow your own broccoli, right in your back yard? Okay, maybe that's not that big a deal. But what if I told you that it just might be the best broccoli you've ever tasted? Store bought broccoli has one advantage: it's usually available any season you... Continue Reading →

A Complete Guide to Growing Potatoes

The Irish know a thing or two about potatoes. Like the old wisdom of planting potatoes on Good Friday. Whether doing so actually brings luck, I can't tell you. But it's usually our goal to start getting our potatoes in the ground by then. Will you be planting potatoes this year? Growing potatoes is easy... Continue Reading →

The Scoop on Raised Garden Beds

They come in all sizes. They come in all shapes.  It doesn't matter how grand or how small your gardening ambition might be. Adding raised beds might be one of the easiest things to consider to give a jump-start to your gardening experience.   The benefits of raised beds There are many reasons to use... Continue Reading →

How to Start Seeds Without a Greenhouse

I used to dream of owning several greenhouses. Large, beautiful caterpillar shaped vessels filled with flower and vegetable starts. Can you picture them? I still dream about them. But this just isn't in the cards for us quite yet. Dreams must yield to reality. A proper greenhouse is still very much in our plans, but... Continue Reading →

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