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
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Watch a Full Tour of Our Backyard Oklahoma Urban Farm Where We Grow Food For Our Family of 6! (Recorded April 28, 2019)
Check out everything we are growing for our family of 6 in April in our Oklahoma urban backyard garden! This is a recording of a tour of our backyard garden on April 28, 2019. Read our story & download our free app at seedtospoon.net
Video: How to Start Growing Your Own Food in Your Backyard or Patio Garden! (Class @ Myriad Gardens)
This class taught at the Myriad Gardens covers everything you need to know about how to start growing food!
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!
Check out this video to see how we used Square Foot Gardening to start growing food using an efficient and simple to use system!
Some of the chicken food we threw down while they were in the garden area is sprouting now, so we’re pulling the weeds from the garden. Mary wanted to make a video explaining why we’re doing that and showing you what we do with them!
We planted spinach in our Smart Pots grow bags and Carrie made a video showing you how!
We planted potatoes in our Smart Pots fabric raised bed grow bags and Carrie made a video showing you how!
Carrots have tiny seeds and they can be hard for kids to manage them. This video shows how we use seed tape to make it easier to grow carrots in our deep Smart Pots!
Potatoes are one of the most popular things grown in the garden. We like to grow them in SmartPots containers so they’re easier to harvest!