This will save me a lot of money come spring, because I’ll be able to replant all the bulbs the next year instead of having to replace them from scratch!
Home vegetable gardens make recycling easy. Not only will you feel good that you are recycling, but your garden will thrive, as well.
Note: Today’s guest post comes from Chris from Joybilee Farm. She lives on 140 acres in Southern BC, Canada. Chris Dalziel is a veteran homeschool Mom with 3 graduates, a published writer, with 30 years of homesteading under her nails. Living in a log house, in the mountains and surrounded by pines, and pasture, Chris […]
Carrots are in the same family as celery, parsley, dill, cilantro, and fennel, and these plants can rotate as their own family in the garden. In Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) (affiliate link) I explain crop rotation for the home garden. Carrots are a fabulous root crop for the garden and will […]
These vertical vegetable garden ideas will help you get started with your vertical garden design ideas. If you’re wondering how to build a trellis or how to set up your vertical vegetable garden, see these awesome DIYs. Vertical Vegetable Garden Teepee DIY If you’ve seen these vegetable garden teepee trellises but weren’t sure how to […]
You may know it as the toothpaste herb, but mint is a lot more than a flavor for your mouthwash, lozenge, or toothpaste. Its fresh smell and taste add a lovely flavor to salads, smoothies, meat, and tea. Mint is very easy to grow. In fact, it grows so well that you may soon […]
A funny guide on how not to kill your plants
There is definitely a cool edge to the air in my garden these days, and it’s going to get colder. Even though we don’t have a lot of very cold days in our part of the world, it does freeze in the winter time. The first frost seems to be approaching rapidly, and the plants have stopped growing almost entirely.