January is a great time to plan for what you’re going to be growing in your garden this spring! Some areas with milder winters can even begin growing while other parts of the country are simply planning ahead.
February is a great time to get started with growing seeds indoors!
Spinach is an amazing cool weather crop that is one of our favorites! It tastes so much better directly from your garden than buying from the grocery store. You will be so impressed just like we were the first time we tried it! Spinach is a staple of our garden in the spring and fall.
Blackberry bushes are fairly easy to grow and are well worth the reward! Some blackberry bushes grow very tall and will require a trellis to help support the height. Blackberry bushes will continue to give fruit year after year, however it usually takes 2 years for the plant to first produce berries. You can cut any canes that produce fruit at the base after the season is over since they won’t produce again.
Artichokes are a perennial that does best in an environment with cool summer temperatures and mild winters, but can be grown in any environment. They not only provide artichokes, but also add beauty and color to your garden! They are commonly grown for ornamental purposes since their flowers add such beauty! Once they are established they will need very little care.
Micro-greens are an incredibly easy and effective way to add a lot of nutrients into your diet. They’re easy to grow and can be grown under lights indoors in the winter! Learn all about how to start growing microgreens below!
Maintaining thyroid health is important and easy to do by maintaining a healthy diet. You can even grow most of these plants right in your own backyard!
Apricot trees are a great, unique addition to your garden! They will do best when planted with another apricot tree to help pollinate each other. Apricot trees are hardier than its other relatives, but still thrive in a moderate climate that doesn’t get too hot or too cold (zones 4-10).