Author: John

What is winter gardening

What is winter gardening

Most people believe that the vegetable gardening season ends in September and starts all over in April or May. While this may certainly be the time with the most agreeable temperatures – where you will spend more time outside – it isn’t true that winter […]

How to Grow Swiss Chard

How to Grow Swiss Chard

How to grow Swiss Chard Swiss chard is a wonderful addition to any home vegetable garden. With the many varieties there are to grow, you can literally add a wide range of colors and flavors to salads and many other recipes. Here is how to […]

Top 10 Cherry Tomato varieties to grow in your garden

Top 10 Cherry Tomato varieties to grow in your garden

I get asked all the time, which cherry tomatoes are the best ones to grow? I also get the question, why do I grow a ton of cherry tomatoes? Every person will have their own reasons for growing a certain type or variety. For me, […]

Top 10 Tomato Varieties to grow in your garden

Top 10 Tomato Varieties to grow in your garden

I get asked all the time, which tomatoes are the best ones to grow? Of course, having said that, the most immediate thing that comes to mind is “best for whom.” Obviously each of us will have different ideas on what we want so I […]

How to grow garlic in pots

How to grow garlic in pots

Why grow your own garlic? It is easy to just buy it at the market.  Homegrown garlic is delicious!  Once you have grown your own, you will never buy it again!  You can easily grow it at home by learning how to grow garlic in […]

5 Tips to Successful Urban Homesteading

5 Tips to Successful Urban Homesteading

Do you want to be a homesteader? Do you dream of taking care of the livestock and tending the garden?  Yep, you might be a homesteader!  That could be a line of jokes. If this is you and you live in the city, then urban […]

5 Ways to be Frugal with your container garden

5 Ways to be Frugal with your container garden

So you want to have your very own vegetable container garden? Are you concerned with the start up costs? Is it worth it?  Absolutely! Here are 5 ways to be frugal with your container garden. Before you know it, you’ll be a frugal vegetable container […]

How to pick the perfect avocado

How to pick the perfect avocado

Isn’t it frustrating to cut into an avocado only to find a brown, slimy mess inside? This can be very disappointing! We love avocados and use them all the time.  If you are like us, then you need to learn how to pick the perfect […]

The 9 Salad Greens that every gardener should grow

The 9 Salad Greens that every gardener should grow

Creating a salad that’s bursting with flavor and color is an art, but since most salad greens and enhancements go well together, it’s hard to go wrong. Here is our list of the 9 Salad Greens that every gardener should grow! Most seed companies now carry a wide […]

7 Quick Growing Veggies To Plant in your Garden

7 Quick Growing Veggies To Plant in your Garden

So everyone else started planting their vegetable garden months ago, and you’re a little behind—but that doesn’t mean you have to settle for grocery store veggies. You can still reap a tasty harvest if you plant these 7 Quick Growing Veggies in your garden. So gather up […]