My Must Grow Plants: Food Crops

Deciding what to grow each season is exciting and filled with so many choices. In fact it can be overwhelming, especially for new gardeners. There are hundreds of options from dozens of seed catalogs. After you have been growing for a few seasons you will naturally find what works in your garden, what your family…

June Gardening Tasks

June in my growing area is considered warm within the “Arc of Seasons” method of looking at the year. Arc of Seasons is something I learned in my Garden Coach and Kitchen Garden training courses through Gardenary, taught by Nicole Burke. In the Arc of Seasons temperature ranges are broken up into four distinct seasons:…

Garden Greens Round Up

I wanted to share the garden greens series I did so you can see the current posts all in one place. There will be more to come as I feature more garden greens. Each post talks about the garden green, growing needs, nutrition information and flavors that pair well with them. Garden Greens: Spinach Garden…

Gardening YouTube Channels That Inspire Me

Life is about learning and growing and I would definitely call myself a life long learner. Learning and getting inspired from many teachers can show us the many different ways there are to garden. It is up to us to find our own way of gardening, but looking to others for inspiration or new ideas…

Tips For Transplanting Seedlings Into The Garden

As the time comes to transplant out seedlings whether they were started by us or bought there are some things we can do to help ensure that they thrive. Below are some time tested tips I have found that work for me.  Harden off seedlings by slowly acclimating them to the garden by setting them…

Dandelions, A Wonderfully Beneficial “Weed”

Dandelions are popping up right now where I live and depending on your temperatures they should be for you too. Growing up I loved making wishes on dandelion puffs, watching as they blew away. I also remember getting scolded for doing it because they were going to start growing everywhere. I didn’t see why it…

Gardening Tips For Growing In Small Spaces

One of the biggest misconceptions about growing food is that you need acres of land to feed your family. This can be true if you are trying to grow 100% of your families food, but that can be unrealistic for a lot of families without considerable planning and life arranging. If definitely can be done,…

Spring Blog Post Round Up For Gardening

Spring is knocking on our doorstep, just days away is the vernal equinox! Today I want to share with you a round up of some of my gardening blog posts as the start of spring signals growth in the garden. Below you can find some of my most popular gardening blogs to help you grow…

Gardening Is For Everyone

I’ve seen recently posts on social media where people are sharing how they don’t feel like real gardeners or that they are embarrassed to show either their gardens or the way they garden because it doesn’t fit the way gardening is shown on social media. This really got to me, I deeply believe that gardening…