I’m often asked about the best way to set up a new vegetable garden, and everyone seems to have their preferred method and materials. I personally, like the idea of a no dig garden bed. After all, who wants to break their back trying to dig up hard compacted clay soil? No dig garden beds […]
What is Organic Gardening?
It’s important to understand that organic gardening is not just a matter of substituting a dangerous chemical pesticide for a natural one.
Top 10 Gardening Tools
“A bad workman blames his tools” or so the saying goes. But if you don’t have any tools, who are you going to blame? Seriously, though, I’d be lost without my gardening tools because they save me so much time and pain. Literally! Using the wrong tool or equipment around the garden can really cause […]
What is “Good” Garden Soil?
If you want to grow healthy plants, then you’re going to need healthy soil. While many plants have differing needs, most plants like a rich, friable, crumbly soil- one that’s not too sandy and not too heavy with clay. Annual plants, like vegetables, are especially hungry and thirsty plants, so it’s important that your soil […]