Beginners Guide To Growing Potatoes In Pots

All that digging and earthing up for a few slug ravaged spuds can put new gardeners off, but it needn’t if they follow the beginners guide to growing potatoes in pots. Growing potatoes in pots, barrels or bins take very little time and effort. The resulting crops may not produce such high yields as those grown in the open ground, […]

How to Garden For Food Storage

A summer garden can last all winter long, but gardening for food storage requires pre-planning. To make a summer garden last all winter long, plant a small variety of plants in large quantities. Planting small amounts of anything is not worth the preservation process, and will not be enough to last all winter long. Consider green beans, root crops, tomatoes, […]

5 Reasons To Grow Your Own Produce

Growing your own fruits and vegetables can be beneficial to your family in countless ways, here I am going to address just a couple of those benefits… 5 Reasons To Grow Your Own Produce It’s healthy! We all know that adding more fruits and vegetables to our diets is crucial for maintaining health. Fruits and vegetables are both packed full […]

Fruit Gardening by Growing Fruit Trees

One thing I wanted to do after we moved into the new house was to plant a few fruit trees. I loved picking cherries at my Mom’s and making sour cherry jam, getting apples from my backyard and making everything from my Instant Pot apple pepper jelly, to canned apple pie filling. My Great Aunt Fern made perfect pear butter, so I […]

Choosing Fruit Trees For The Backyard

This is something that is very important to our family as Miss Sarah is allergic to fresh fruits and vegetables. We like to grow our own, so they’re basically organic, and then I can and preserve them so our daughter can actually enjoy them. Choosing Fruit Trees For The Backyard You will see great deals on trees and have a […]

Growing Beans – The Basics

One favorite vegetable for gardeners is the bean. Beans are relatively easy to grow and need very little maintenance to obtain an abundant crop. Planting a variety of beans in your garden will ensure that you have fresh beans on your table during harvest, and quite possibly enough frozen to last you throughout the winter. Here are some tips for […]

For Early Tomatoes, Try These Tomato Growing Tips

The gardening bug seems to bite us earlier and earlier every spring. Sinking our teeth into homegrown tomatoes is one of the best parts of having a backyard garden! There are a few tricks to produce early tomatoes, and some are really quite simple! In most areas, tomatoes are planted about two weeks after the last frost into the garden, […]

5 Foods to Buy and Then Grow

When it comes to saving money, nothing will do it better than growing your own food. Not only will it save you some dough each month, but it will also help you eat healthier. Here are five foods that you can buy once this year, and then grow at home all year round. 5 foods to buy and then grow […]