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
Category: Growing Food
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
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!
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!
Smart Pots are fabric raised beds & containers that outperform standard containers. The sides allow air to come in, improving airflow, water drainage, and heat release properties. Simply unfold, fill with potting soil, and you’re ready to grow!
Check out this video to see how we used Square Foot Gardening to start growing food using an efficient and simple to use system!
From the beginning, we’ve curated our online store from high quality products we use in our own garden. One of our favorite companies we’ve used has been Bootstrap Farmer and we’re excited to announce we now have their premium growing supplies available for you!
We planted spinach in our Smart Pots grow bags and Carrie made a video showing you how!