We’re running a contest and giving away a backyard vegetable garden prize pack valued at $100 this month! Thank you to Smart Pots, Burpee, and Seeding Square for sponsoring this month’s giveaway!
One lucky winner will receive a Smart Pots Big Bag Bed Jr, a 20 gallon Smart Pot, a $25 gift card from Burpee, and a Seeding Square!
Goji berries are a bright red berry that is grown on a large shrub. They are in the same family and very similar to tomatoes. Goji berries are known for their many medicinal purposes.
These southern peas are extremely prolific and typically give us more than we can handle in a season. Because of the versatility of peas in cooking, everyone should be able to find a way to enjoy this vegetable!
We’re excited to announce that weekly planting notifications are now available in the latest update to our From Seed to Spoon vegetable & food garden planner app that makes growing food simple! Adding the ability to receive notifications when it’s time to plant has been one of our most commonly requested features and we’re excited to roll out notifications for both indoor and outdoor plantings in both our iOS and Android app!
Watering can be one of the trickiest parts to growing food. Watering too often can lead to oxygen-starved roots, and too little water can lead to wilted and dead plants.
Dale talks about how we try to innovate in our garden. One of the ways we did this was to create a PVC irrigation system and a rainwater collection for watering our gardens!
Heart health refers to those who are concerned about high blood pressure, cholesterol, or heart disease.
Nematodes, also known as roundworms, can be a microscropic problem living in your soil. They are transparent and unsegmented worms.
Come join us at the OKC Teach For America on February 21, 2019!
Sweet potatoes are one of our favorite things to grow in the summer! The purple varieties are considered especially nutritious. Not only do they create a beautiful vine and flower, but the potatoes simply taste amazing! We’ve found it’s easier to grow potatoes in containers and like using the Smart Pots containers for this purpose.
A lot of people start to complain about their bones and joints aching when the weather changes seasons. If you are one of these people or simply want to help support your bone and joint health, check out what plants are best to grow in your garden below! We have found that simply gardening itself has helped us start to feel better by eating a healthier diet, being outside more, and being more active!