Have you ever dreamed of growing your own food but the thought scares you to death? You are not alone. One of my readers recently asked me if I could suggest the three easiest vegetables to grow. Only three? Oh boy. That’s a tall order.
A couple of years ago, I incorporated the square foot gardening method for planting seeds. Basically in a nutshell, square foot gardening is where you space your seedlings closer together. The close knit plants crowd out weeds and thrive. However, when you plant 9 beans seeds for every square AND your raised bed is 8 feet by […]
A couple of weeks ago, I started growing my seeds inside. Over the years, I have discovered that not all seeds are alike. Certain seeds need to be scarified, stratified, soaked, or inoculated. I will be focusing on seed scarification for this article and will touch upon the other methods in future articles.
This is my fifth season of growing my own food, and believe me, it never gets old. Once you taste a ripe tomato from the vine, you never go back. I grow everything from seed. Believe me, it is not intimidating at all. In fact, it is down right fun especially for your […]
When you think of March, do you think about March Madness or do you start dreaming about your garden? In my house, March madness is very alive and well with the final four approaching. (Basketball lingo that I learn from the five men in my household.) For me the color orange represents pumpkins not a […]
Updated: 12/20/2011 How many of us catch lunch or dinner when we can? Are you driving up to the drive-in window more than you like to due to a hectic job, children with multiple activities or caring for family members? Does the person at the other end of the microphone recognize your voice? Sadly, the […]