Gardening Tips

How to save tomato seed

How to save tomato seed

How to save tomato seed There is an unchallenged king in gardens everywhere who’s flavor is outstanding – and that is tomatoes!  Growing the perfect tomato is like searching for the holy grail.  It can often elude gardeners. They have become the fan favorite because […]

Vegetable Garden – When to plant

Vegetable Garden – When to plant

Vegetable Garden – When to plant One of the most common questions when it comes to vegetable gardens is – when do I plant my seeds for my vegetable garden? Vegetable Garden: When do I plant That question can have many different answers based on […]

Seed Saving – Quick tips for saving seed

Seed Saving – Quick tips for saving seed

One of the best things you can do for your garden – is to save your own seed.  This is one of the oldest and most beneficial things to learn how to do.  Ever wonder “where did a Cherokee Purple tomato came from?” or what […]

How to mulch around fruit trees

How to mulch around fruit trees

How to mulch around fruit trees Mulching is an easy way to cut down on water loss by plants and soil, as well as to slowly add nutrients back into the soil. Mulches come in organic and non-organic forms; and they affect soil acidity, water […]

Espalier Fruit Trees  – The solution to your small garden space

Espalier Fruit Trees – The solution to your small garden space

Espalier Fruit Trees – The solution to your small garden space Do you have a small yard or garden? Ever wanted to grow fruit trees but don’t have enough room?  You should give espalier trees a try! What is that? Read more about espalier fruit […]

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 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 […]

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! […]

10 Crops that you should direct sow in your garden

10 Crops that you should direct sow in your garden

Each and every year at this time, if our growing season is over we start to plan our next spring garden. I constantly hear people talking about when and how to start their seeds indoors.  The thing that a lot of people do not know […]

How to root a tomato sucker

How to root a tomato sucker

The key is to start early, and take cuttings when the plant is still healthy.  Within several weeks, you will have new tomato plants.  Cloning tomato plants from suckers is quicker than starting a new crop from seed. Here is how to root a tomato […]