5 Common Raised Bed Garden Mistakes

Growing in containers and raised beds is something I highly recommend unless you are growing on acres. For years I battled weeds, specifically bindweed, amongst others in my in ground, no dig beds. Every year, I knew what I was facing, but the desire to have a garden and grow fresh food won. I knew…

No Dig Day 2022

On November 3, 2022 we celebrated the first annual No Dig Day, created by Charles Dowding. No dig gardening is a method of gardening that involves no digging or tilling of the soil to maintain a healthy network of living soil full of beneficial microbes and . Soil health is the foundation of all health…

Encouraging Words For New Gardeners

As a new gardener it is hard to not get caught up in what everyone else is doing in their garden, especially on social media. Not to mention all the comparisons that happen, often between a new gardener and someone who has taken years to build up their garden experience. You may not know which…

Why I Switched To Raised Beds

For years I had a garden that was done in rows or squares, in the ground with soil we wheelbarrowed in from the driveway. It was/is in the very back corner of the garden and gets a great amount of sun. It was originally a sand box that the previous home owners had for their…

5 Gardening Tasks To Learn This Year For More Sustainability

When it comes to growing food, flowers and herbs, making sure you know how to do the tasks below will help you be more sustainable, build confidence, save you money and keep you growing year after year. Learning how to do these garden tasks will up your sustainability in the garden, give you confidence that…