The beauty of rice and having a garden is that you can make this recipe unique every single time you make it! We grow a lot of our own herbs to use in the kitchen right in our backyard and patio. You can as well! It’s easy to do- especially with the From Seed to Spoon app which will walk you through how to start growing all the way from seed to your spoon in the kitchen!
There are many plants that will start producing food within just a couple months! Check out this video to see which plants we love to grow that produce food quickly!
A great way to maximize your growing space is to grow vertically! Check out this video to see how we make our trellises using commonly found supplies from the hardware store!
February is a very busy month for those who are gardening! Even though it may feel really cold out, there’s still quite a bit that you can do this month!
Companion planting is a vital part of organic gardening. Companion plants assist in the growth of others by attracting beneficial insects, repelling pests, or providing nutrients, shade, or support.
Square foot gardening is a gardening method where you divide your gardening space out into square foot (12″) areas. Mel Bartholomew’s book Square Foot Gardening, introduced the idea of planting densely within 4’x4′ raised beds in this square foot method. This method helps to promote growing space when you have limited growing space within your garden. Each square can be planted with different crops depending on what crops are considered good companions.
We are big fans of the Seeding Square for Square Foot Gardening! This device makes it really easy to have consistent plant spacings and to keep everything organized.
Announcing Our New Garden Soil Calculator App to Calculate How Much Soil You Need for Your Raised Bed!
Have you ever built a raised bed, then tried to figure out how many bags of soil you need to fill it? Now there’s an app for it!
Boysenberries are a cross between blackberries, raspberries, and loganberries. They are fairly easy to grow and are well worth the reward! Boysenberry bushes can grow very tall and will require a trellis to help support the height. Boysenberry bushes will continue to give fruit year after year, however it usually takes a year 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.
Avocado is a tasty and unique addition to any garden or indoor grow area! Although most avocado trees do best in moderate temperatures, there are some that can tolerate freezing temperatures. Avocado can be planted by seed or transplanted from a nursery. It’s more of a guaranteed method by taking a graft from a tree. A transplant could produce fruit within 2-3 years, whereas if you grow from seeds it can take 8 or more years.