Growing from seed is both challenging and rewarding. My goal for this article is to explain everything you need to know to germinate your seeds at home. Our first step is choosing the type of seeds you would like to grow.
If you’re growing at home you are most likely growing at least some of your plants in containers. For those with limited space container gardening is a huge win. Containers can be moved around fairly easily, can save a lot of space and if you are renting you can carry your garden with you when you move.
To have a successful garden, planning is key. Here are 5 key rings to consider when planning your home garden.
To say compost in good for your soil might just be the understatement of the decade.
“If chlorine was meant to kill bacteria in the water that we drink then isn’t it also killing some of the good bacteria in my soil?” After a lot of research and experimenting in my own garden I was convinced. Rainwater is better for plants than tap water.
Overwatering your plants can be a huge problem. While under watering your plants can be extremely detrimental (or even fatal) so can overwatering.
As a new gardener, not knowing where or how to start can be difficult. These are some resources I learned a lot from and wish I read my first year gardening. Here are the 5 books I think every gardener should read in their first year of trying to grow their food at home.
While those shady areas shouldn’t be your first option for growing most vegetables you probably need to find ways to maximize whatever space is available. Fortunately, there are still some shade tolerant vegetables and herbs that will grow in those areas.
Adding a layer of natural mulch has lots of benefits to your garden.
How to decide what to grow in your home vegetable garden. A step by step for first time gardeners.