Author: John

Caramelized Onion & Chard Pizza Recipe

Caramelized Onion & Chard Pizza Recipe

We absolutely love pizza in our house. As a matter of fact, there is no other take out food that we order more than pizza.  We have 5 kiddos that love it.  This caramelized onion & chard pizza recipe is the best of both worlds.  […]

What is Aquaponic Gardening

What is Aquaponic Gardening

There are many different methods of gardening.  You can grow in the ground, in containers, in gutter systems and using hydroponics.  There is another method of growing food that has gained some momentum in recent years, Aquaponics. If you’re wondering what is Aquaponic gardening and […]

Seed Truth: The Truth about Heirloom, Hybrid and GMO Seeds you need to know

Seed Truth: The Truth about Heirloom, Hybrid and GMO Seeds you need to know

The terms heirloom, hybrid, and genetically modified (GMO) are a much debated topic now a days.  These terms get tossed about a lot in the gardening world. What are heirlooms, hybrids and GMO’s? Mystery solved!  Read on to learn more about the seed truth: the […]

How to prepare your herb bed for winter

How to prepare your herb bed for winter

October is here! The evenings are starting to cool. That is a clear indication of fall finally being here in our Texas garden. Each morning is a little more brisk than the last and there is dew on the ground.  The pumpkin spice latte craze […]

How to use Row Covers to extend your season

How to use Row Covers to extend your season

Summer gardens are one of the most stunning sights to see.  They can be filled with gorgeous heirloom tomatoes and peppers, sweet watermelons and as many cucumbers as you can eat.  We get to enjoy that plentiful harvest all summer long, but what happens when […]

Hydroponics vs Soil

Hydroponics vs Soil

The surge of organic gardening has boomed lately and people are looking for ways to grow their own food at home. There is no shortage of methods to grow a garden.   The days of making rows are almost forgotten.  Among these new gardening trends, […]

5 Tips for Growing Carrots in Raised Beds

5 Tips for Growing Carrots in Raised Beds

There is just something about harvesting fresh grown carrots from your home garden.  They are sweeter and more delicious when home grown.  You can grow the best carrots at home in your garden if you follow these 5 tips for growing carrots in raised beds! […]

How to choose your greenhouse

How to choose your greenhouse

A greenhouse offers you a way to extend the joy of gardening. Once you are inside, warm and dry, it doesn’t matter if it is windy or rainy outside. Inside this protected environment, plants grow, dependent upon your skill and attention. What do you want […]

Advantages of using hydroponics

Advantages of using hydroponics

So, you have decided to grow a garden this year? Awesome! Everyone should be growing their own food!  Before you go spending a lot of money unnecessarily, you should take a look at all of the advantages of using hydroponics. Advantages of using hydroponics What […]

What are Microgreens

What are Microgreens

We all love a great salad, right? I definitely do! I love being able to pick fresh leaves from the garden to make a quick salad for lunch.  What about flavor?  I love plants that pack a punch of flavor in my food.  Can food […]