How do I know how much sun my plants require?
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!
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.
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
Update: One idea to combat some of the issue related to heat would be to insulate the bed with wood chips up to near the top of the cinder block. I’d think this would help with many of the issues related to overheating. I’ve spent some time researching whether or not it would be a good idea to use cinder blocks to build a longer-lasting raised bed and wanted to share the best information I