How to Start a Garden: Seeds & Sowing Tips

Rather than just buying some seeds and just going for it–ahem, Patricia Rascon–I highly encourage you to plan your garden. These steps will help you understand your space, soil, and the sunlight that you have available. That information will help Learn More …

How to Start a Garden: Site, Design, and Materials

During our house hunt, my husband and I bypassed many beautiful homes because the lot wasn’t right for gardening. I was only comfortable with buying a home when I loved the flat, sunny, spacious lot just as much (okay, maybe Learn More …

3 Tips for Hardening Off Plants

Hardening off plants–or transitioning young plants from the safety of an indoor environment to the outdoors–isn’t an exact science. Knowing when to harden off your plants is a bit of a guessing game. Sure, you can flip to the back of your seed packs Learn More …

A Kinda Quick Guide to Companion Planting

Why You Should Try Companion Planting Companion planting establishes symbiotic relationships between fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers in your garden. By grouping certain plants together, both can reap benefits. Sometimes plants exchange or balance nutrients, or one plant protects the other, or Learn More …

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After much encouragement from followers and my dear sister, I’ve decided to give this YouTube thing a try! My YouTube channel will feature all sorts on content to help you in your journey towards wellness from the inside out: yoga Learn More …

6 Simple Steps to Do Now for Easier Spring Gardening

Preparing a garden for fall and winter, or winterizing, can be accomplished in a few basic steps. While you don’t have to do heed any of these gardening tips, such preparation will promote the healthiest, most productive, and relatively toil-free  harvests next year. Purge Learn More …

Garden Helpers

I wish that I had started vegetable gardening as a child. I would definitely know a lot more than I do now, having gotten several rookie mistakes out of the way by the time that I hit adolescence. But I Learn More …