• Square Foot Gardening, How to start square foot gardening, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com
    Raised Beds

    How to Start Square Foot Gardening

    Have you ever wanted to grow a large vegetable garden but don’t have acres of land to work with? Most gardeners don’t know that you can grow a ton of veggies in a small amount of space using the Square Foot Gardening method. This method is one of the easiest ways to grow a herb and vegetable garden in a raised bed. Below you will find helpful instructions on How to Start Square Foot Gardening. How to Start Square Foot Gardening First, you need a raised bed. Using 6-inch wide lumber works the best, but any material can be used. Make sure to put down a weed barrier so weeds and grass don’t grow…

  • How to grow lettuce, Lettuce, Growing greens, Grow your own, backyard garden, backyard farming, backyard eden, www.backyard-eden.com
    How to Grow

    How to Grow Lettuce

    Growing lettuce for springtime salads is irresistible. But what if you could pick homegrown lettuce now through fall, without taking a break during the hot summer months when the plants tend to turn bitter and go to seed?  You too can grow lettuce year round if you follow our simple guide. How to Grow Lettuce Lettuce can be grown year round in just about any zone if you put in the time, have the right varieties and do the proper planning. Lettuce was something that we struggled with growing during the summer months for a long time, but with each season we learned that with the proper planning we could…

  • starting peppers from seed, growing your own, hot peppers, www.backyard-eden.com
    Seed Starting

    Starting Peppers

    There are few things out there that you can grow that are as much fun as starting peppers from seed.  There are thousands of different varieties of peppers to grow in your garden.  Sweet peppers to use in your cooking or super hot peppers to use in salsas. Starting peppers from seed and growing them until harvest is incredibly rewarding and can be fun for the whole family. This is how I start them from seed and how I get them ready to go into the garden. Love for peppers I remember when I harvested my very first and boy was it an experience.  The very first pepper I grew was…