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!
There are many plants that will start producing food within just a couple months! Check out this video to see which plants we love to grow that produce food quickly!
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!
How to Make Your Own DIY Organic Raised Bed Soil Mix to Grow Big & Healthy Vegetables, Fruits & Herbs!
Once you’ve built raised beds or purchased containers, you’ll need to fill them with a high quality soil mix. Don’t skimp on this step, or your plants may not grow very well!
Companion planting is a vital part of organic gardening. Companion plants assist in the growth of others by attracting beneficial insects, repelling pests, or providing nutrients, shade, or support.
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
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
One of the most common questions I receive is “What should I grow first?”. Here’s what I tell people our strategy was in response.