Garden Greens: Lettuces

There are many varieties of lettuce, from crisphead, romaine, butterhead and loose-leaf. All can be grown quite easily in containers and raised beds. My two favorite ways of growing food, especially for those with clay soil or small spaces. Leafy greens, especially lettuces are among the easiest plant foods to grow. If you are just…

Common Seed Starting Mistakes

It’s that time of year to get seeds started in anticipation for the spring growing season. I am even more excited this year than past years now that I am a certified Gardenary Garden Consultant and received further training in how to share my knowledge with you. I have for the longest time wanted to…

High producing plants for your kitchen garden

Kitchen gardens are smaller than typical homestead setups or row gardens, but with the right planting technique and plan you can pack a lot into a little bit of space. That is one of many reasons why I like kitchen gardens so much, you don’t have to have a giant yard or a ton of…

National Kale Day!

Happy National Kale Day! What is your favorite kind of kale? Or your favorite way to use it? 🌱🌱🌱 #kale is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, Manganese and Copper. It’s also a very good source of vitamin B6, fiber, calcium, vitamin E and potassium. 🌱🌱🌱 When it comes to other…