Love your garden but tired of all the weeding and watering? As much as we all like our gardens, I have yet to run into anyone who wishes they could spend more time weeding and watering. You know, bending back, knees, hoeing, all those things that have us wincing the next day. While I am… Read More Tips for Less Weeding & Watering in Your Garden!
Parsley Green Soup for Cold Winter Days Growing up, my dad had an awesome recipe from his Belgian mother that makes use of all that parsley in the garden. A few leeks and potatoes too. It’s a very simple soup, known to the Belgians as ‘green soup’. This was a soup that was, and maybe still… Read More Parsley & Green Soup Anyone?
A winter garden for healthy food! Most of us think of fall as the time the garden is finished. And for many things, that is true. However, there are also quite a few greens and veggies that will grow through the cooler weather, and indeed thrive in the wetter, chillier days, than through the hot.… Read More 10 Vegetables to Plant & Grow for Fall & Winter
If you love mushrooms, your ability to grow mushrooms at home is going to greatly impact your life and your grocery bill. While mushrooms don’t quite fall into the herb category, they certainly are eaten regularly with herbs and are often thought of similarly to herbs. I mean this in the sense that they seem… Read More Discover How to Grow Mushrooms at Home
Dandelions are one of those things I look forward to seeing each spring. Some of you may have them right now. Ordinarily, we would have them already popping out around here, but at the moment we are buried in endless winter. I digress. And envy you. Dandelions are one of those precocious and wide-spread, prolific… Read More What’s With Those Dandelions?
Healthy soil is without a doubt a gardener’s best asset to success. Volumes have been written throughout the ages on agriculture productions, do’s and don’ts. While all these things are important, it can be overwhelming and seem complicated, but it really doesn’t have to be. There are some basic fundamentals to keeping your soil a… Read More 3 Steps to Healthy Soil
If you’re a super-conscientious gardener, learning how to grow chamomile might require a change in thought processes. The great thing about this plant is that you do not need to ‘improve’ your soil. In fact, this plant is much happier in poor, sandy soil, and will not thrive in the richer soils required for many other… Read More How to Grow Chamomile
If you’ve wondered how to grow onions with so many different types out there, stay tuned. Hopefully, this will help you sort it out. Storage onions, green onions, or chives, this is the question. If you have a huge garden, having a few rows of onions will most likely not be a problem. But if… Read More Learn How to Grow Onions
Dill is a great beginner’s plant, simply because it grows so easily, is very tough and drought/flood resistant. It just makes one feel like a great gardener because of its quick and hardy growing habits. Here is how to grow your own consistent crop of dill weed. How to Grow Dill How to grow dill?… Read More How to Grow Dill Weed