Buying seeds for your vegetable garden can be sort of a daunting task especially if you’re new to gardening. Or if you’ve never had a successful garden. There are a lot of factors to consider including the age of the seeds, the germination rate, ideal growing locations, etc. I want to share with you my best tips for how to select quality seeds and where to buy them.
I’ve been planning my 2017 garden for several months. I’ve had a ton of gardening disasters in the last few years and I really just want to get it right. My old garden beds weren’t the worst, but I really need to combat the problems of living in a flood zone. I had a lot of ideas for how to make it better. Read more
Gardening has been a sort of bucket list type item for me since moving out of my parents house a little over seven years ago. My family always had a garden while I was growing up and I knew I would want one of my own too. I’ve moved a lot since then and just recently I was finally able to put down roots (literally) and make gardening a reality. Read more
This evening I had only planned on just weeding a small bit of “garden” tonight to clear way for the ever expansive cucumber plants (that’s another story for a different day) when I realized some of the “weeds” that had been in this bit of garden (it’s really an old sandbox that the former owner/tenants mulched over that borders my elevated boxes) had grown into unmanageable trees since we moved in last fall. Read more