There are so many gardening companies and products out there that it can feel very overwhelming when you are starting out. Here you’ll find some of the resources shown or discussed in the book Gardening Like a Ninja: A Guide to Sneaking Edibles Into Your Landscape, as well as others I personally like.
Top 5 Homesteading and Farming Books for Beginners
After reading a couple of books, I feel I now know enough that in a few weeks I’ll be buying less of certain vegetables at the Farmer’s Market.
Vertical Vegetable Garden DIYs and How Tos
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 […]
Build a Vertical Gardening TeePee DIY
Vertical gardens may seem like a fad, but it is popular for good reason. Even when you have a good sized garden space to use, there are great benefits to growing your veggies off the ground. We’ve found that squash in particular does much better when it’s up off the ground. No rotten spots for […]
Growing Up: A Review of Vertical Vegetable Gardening
I have a tiny garden. While I’m rather proud that it contains 57 plant species, mostly edible (yes, I’ve counted), it’s still really small. It’s somewhat shady, too. All of this means that I need to be very creative when I’m gardening, and Chris McLaughlin’s latest book on vertical gardening will help me do just […]
Growing Cucumbers in Your Vegetable Garden
Photo by mallydally Cucumbers (Cucumis sativis), affectionately known as “cukes”, come in many forms: bush variety, vines, lemon-shaped, yard-long types, and burpless. If you’ve thumbed through any seed catalogs, you’ll notice that they break them down into the groups such as slicing (for salads and sandwiches), for cooking recipes, and those that are perfect for […]