Raised Bed Gardening

How to Fill a NEW Raised Bed with Quality Ingredients (and save money by using what you have)
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How to Fill a NEW Raised Bed with Quality Ingredients (and save money by using what you have)

If you’re installing a new raised bed this year, how do you fill it as inexpensively as possible but also provide quality soil that your new vegetables will thrive in? That’s the dilemma many gardeners…

Common Problems Growing Spinach (and how to prevent them)
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Common Problems Growing Spinach (and how to prevent them)

If you grew up thinking that spinach only came in a can, you’re in good company. Pop-eye taught us to gulp it down, no matter how it tastes, because spinach is good for us, right?…

How to Start a Kitchen Garden
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How to Start a Kitchen Garden

If you want to grow your own fresh food but you’re not sure you have enough space or time, the kitchen garden is a perfect option for you. Often, when we consider starting a garden,…

14 Things That Can Go Wrong When  Growing Garlic
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14 Things That Can Go Wrong When Growing Garlic

Garlic is the crop that marks the end of the garden season for me. It’s the last crop I plant in the fall, and though I still have cool-season veggies growing throughout the winter, the…

Common Problems Growing Sweet Corn in the Home Garden
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Common Problems Growing Sweet Corn in the Home Garden

Is there anything better than fresh sweet corn on a hot summer’s day? (Well, maybe fresh-picked watermelon.) While I didn’t always grow sweet corn, once I started, it quickly became a family favorite and has…