We learned at last year’s Bonnaroo gardening workshop that a straw bale garden is a simple alternative to raised beds. You can place them right on top of any poor soil you may have or – even better – on top of some grass you’re aiming to kill off.
how kids can–and should–help with gardening
Now that you have seen theÂ backyard design, we want to start showing you how we got started on the raised garden boxes and the steps that we had to take for this huge backyard renovation. Â This was no little task. Â It took a lot of thought and planning before we were able to start working. […]
Forgotten Plants: once prolific in the kitchen gardens of our ancestors, but now so rare that the average person might never have even heard of them. Many of these deserve to find space in our gardens again! This is the third post in the series: Egyptian Walking Onions. How can you not love a plant
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Raised bed gardening is a quick, easy and very productive way to grow veggies, herbs, small fruits and flowers in a small space.
Grower shares gardening tips for beginners to help get their gardens off to a great start.
The timing couldn’t have been better. Early February’s ice storm left 47 cubic boatloads of limbs, logs and branches strewn across my backyard. And just as I was procrastinating on the cleanup, I spied a solution with a name as fun to say as the promise of future feasts it holds is huge: hugelkultur.