Blackberries blog post

Blackberries: How to Grow and When to Plant in Your Backyard or Patio Garden!

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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 blog post

Artichokes: How to Grow and When to Plant in Your Backyard or Patio Garden!

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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.

How to Start Growing Your Own Food in 4 EASY Steps!

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Friends that are interested in trying to grow some of their own food have reached out to me and asked what they should do to get started. Much like I was when I started, they’re often overwhelmed by all of the various information out there about how to grow food and have no idea where to start. Here are the four simple steps I give anyone that asks me what they should do to get started with growing some of their own food

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How We Get an Unlimited Supply of FREE Wood Chips!

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I feel like one of the biggest secrets in gardening is that you don’t usually have to pay for woodchips. I see people at stores with carts full of bags of woodchips all the time and usually end up giving them one of our cards so they can read this blog post.  We use wood chips for mulching, smothering Bermuda grass, making compost, bedding for rabbits, and many other uses! We get them for free […]

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February: What We’re Planting & Growing in Our Urban Oklahoma Backyard Vegetable Garden

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Although February can usher in some of our coldest temperatures of the year, it’s also the beginning of the planting season for many different foods! It’s also a great time to start planning your garden for the year and ordering seeds. Our free iOS, Android, & Web app makes growing food simple and I’m going to talk about some of the things you can start planting in February in Oklahoma.