When people think about gardening and growing food, they typically associate it with the spring and summer months. However, fall is actually a better time to grow food than spring for several reasons!
Dale and Carrie sat down to go through a list of questions that they had received this week. Topics discussed include organic pest control, beneficial critters, and how to grow your own food (specific plants discussed includes peppers, garlic, fruit trees & bushes, onions, squash).
July is one of your favorite months to grow food if you like salsa! Not only are the tomatoes and peppers starting to flourish, but we’ll also have more squash, beans, cucumbers, basil, and okra than we know what to do with! This is one of the many ways our app can come in handy!
Gardening can help lower stress, increase self-esteem, and decrease anxiety while enhancing overall mental and physical health. For those in recovery from addiction, learning healthy ways to cope with negative emotions and effectively treat mental health is essential to maintaining sobriety. Here are five ways that gardening can benefit someone in recovery.
I have squash and tomatoes in different beds that have blossom end rot. What can I do to help these?
For those who are looking for an extra boost of energy, eating foods high in thiamin (vitamin B1), vitamin B12, iron, folate/folic acid (vitamin B9), protein, and riboflavin can help to promote energy.
June is our wettest month, but don’t let that fool you because July and August’s heat is right around the corner. This makes June the perfect month to get drip irrigation set up for the upcoming months.
A healthy diet is essential for any person struggling with any health condition. When trying to promote healthy oxygenation, this is especially important. Oxygenation can refer to disease processes such as asthma. Vitamins A, D & K, many antioxidants, Manganese, and Magnesium are especially helpful. Check out the section for anti-inflammatory plans as well since asthma causes inflammation!
Berry bushes are typically fairly easy to grow and well worth the reward! There are a few pests to watch out for, but you can manage easily organically!
We grow a lot of peppers in the summer because they are really easy to grow and thrive in our hot conditions. They are relatively pest-free and can actually help keep pests off other plants, making them a valuable companion plant.