Here are a number of ways to save water in the garden. If you think of more, please comment below and share them with all of us. Compost - Amending your garden or container soil with lots of organic compost will help build the water-holding capacity of that soil reducing
Growing broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage in the vegetable garden or containers is easy to do. You can buy plants or raise them from seed. Try growing your own if you want lots of choices when it comes to varieties. Start the seeds indoors 4-5 weeks before you’d like to set
Earthworms in the garden are one of the best indicators of soil health and vitality. They are the original recyclers, turning garden waste, grass clippings, and even sand into food for your plants. These little wrigglers ingest their own weight daily and expel nutrient and
Like other food gardeners, I enjoy eating sun-warmed tomatoes picked ripe off the vine and crisp greens harvested in the cool of the evening, but yesterday as I was preparing my favorite roast veggie dish, I thought about the lowly winter squash. The name says it all, this is
This season try growing vegetables and fruit in containers on the deck or patio. You can have the benefits of ornamental plants and the pleasure of delicious produce. Floranova, a creative plant breeding company located in the UK, has developed a line of food plants for
Growing your own potatoes will pay big dividends in flavor and nutrition, especially if you grow them organically. Sure, you can buy a ten-pound bag of potatoes in the supermarket for a song, but have you ever put your nose to the mesh opening on that bag and sniffed?