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
April’s frequent showers combined with longer days and climbing temperatures help plants around Oklahoma flourish. However, the bugs know this too and it’s their prime time for feeding as well! This sets up battle ground in your garden, and what you do now will affect your harvest in the summer. There are lots of companion plants, tools, and tricks you can use around your garden to help repel pests and attract beneficial critters. Check out
This video is an overview of how our app makes it easy for you to grow your own food!
Garden + is a great new feature to help you stay organized with all the plants in your garden electronically!
I saw this picture from 2015 come up in my Facebook “on this day” yesterday and it made me pause for a minute to think about how far we’ve come over the past few years. I hope this encourages those of you that are just getting started and feel overwhelmed by it all. I was where you are 2 years ago and you can do this! It’s possible for anyone out there to grow their
Podcast: Listen to Dale & Carrie Talk About the From Seed to Spoon Mobile App and How & Why We Created it on the “Stitchcrew” Podcast
Dale and Carrie had the pleasure of joining Chris and Erika Lucas from the “Stitchcrew” podcast to chat a few weeks back. You can hear our conversation about what led to us growing food and how and why we built our app at the link below.
It’s important to get your baby plants accustomed to the outdoor environment before you transplant them outdoors. This will help them do better when you transplant them and keep them from going through shock.
I got A LOT of compost from our local facility when I started and I used it without testing it. That was a huge mistake!
Watch a Full Tour of Our Backyard Oklahoma Urban Farm Where We Grow Food For Our Family of 6! (Recorded April 28, 2019)
Check out everything we are growing for our family of 6 in April in our Oklahoma urban backyard garden! This is a recording of a tour of our backyard garden on April 28, 2019. Read our story & download our free app at seedtospoon.net
Video: How to Start Growing Your Own Food in Your Backyard or Patio Garden! (Class @ Myriad Gardens)
This class taught at the Myriad Gardens covers everything you need to know about how to start growing food!