Chives are are one of the easiest plants to grow, and we enjoy them so much! Not only do chives taste wonderful as an addition to many meals, but they also add a unique look to your backyard and container garden and can help with pest prevention.
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Dale & Carrie talked about how you can grow your own herbs and use them in your kitchen at the 2019 home + garden show. They talk all about growing, harvesting, cooking, and preserving a variety of herbs including: basil, chives, cilantro, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, & thyme.
Not all of us are fortunate enough to have space to grow in full sun. Many people live in apartments with a balcony and limited sunshine. However, there is lots of food you can still grow in limited sun! Basically, a good rule to remember is that if you grow a plant for the fruit or the root, it needs full sun. If you grow it for the leaves, stems, or buds, a little shade
We built the kids a 3×3 flower bed when we first started and this year we gave them an additional 4×4 bed for veggies. Their spring bed didn’t do so well, but they’ve learned from their mistakes and are ready to start over with a fall bed of carrots, beans, and chives.
This video shows how we cleaned the bed out, added compost, and Brooklyn plants the entire bed by herself!
Smart Pots are fabric raised beds & containers that outperform standard containers. The sides allow air to come in, improving airflow, water drainage, and heat release properties. Simply unfold, fill with potting soil, and you’re ready to grow!
September is a great time to start growing food! The heat should fade away by the end of the month and it’ll start being nice enough to be outdoors again.
March is one of our favorite months of the year. Life is beginning to emerge from the cold of February, and new sprouts are everywhere! In March, we’re starting many things directly from seed outdoors, and continuing to plant new rounds of spring seeds indoorsto transplant later. The climate is different in every location and you can see specific dates for your location using our FREE iOS, Android, and Universal Web App.
Mulberry trees have been known to be quite invasive and sometimes found wild here in the United States. They are extremely fast growing in the beginning. Make the most out of your mulberry tree by adding the berries into your diet!
This is an update and tour of our zone 7 Oklahoma urban backyard organic food farm! I show what we’re currently growing, talk about what we are planting right now, and share some tips and lessons I’ve learned from the summer!
Currants are small, extremely healthy berries that grow on a bush. They are extremely beautiful and sometimes grown simply as an ornamental because they are so pretty and simple to grow!