So, you love the idea of growing your own vegetables, but you don’t know where to start, right? Maybe you’re intrigued by the satisfaction of eating food you’ve grown, or creating meals for your family that are nutritious, or maybe even saving money on your grocery bill. Whatever the reason is, we’re here to help!
Some people have land in their backyard, but others live in townhouses and apartments where land to grow a garden may be scarce. Even those folks with backyards may have soil that’s not ideal for a garden or there may be too many trees and not enough sunshine. This is where neighborhood gardens can be a great choice.
Many people give up on gardening when they move into a patio or an apartment, because they think they can’t have a good garden in such a limited space. Don’t be one of them! If you’re passionate about gardening, don’t let a simple thing like limited space stop you. You can have a wonderful garden no matter where you live. Here are 10 creative patio gardening ideas for those who’re looking to start a garden in a limited space.
Biodynamic gardening is a specific approach to gardening that focuses on holistic, ethical, and ecological factors. It’s often confused with organic gardening. As you can probably guess, biodynamic gardening uses composts and manures that don’t have any chemicals.
We’ve had our garden for as long as I can remember, and I absolutely love it. I couldn’t be without it. We don’t have a big garden, but my mom and I learned a couple of neat tricks online that help us reap more from our limited space. There’s really so many awesome ideas out there that you can try. I have rounded up 15 of my favorite vegetable gardening ideas in this post. Hope you have as much fun with them as I did!
Posted in Farming on Aug 05, 2016
Community sponsored agriculture (CSA) is a form of agriculture that enables consumers to buy seasonal food directly from their local farmers. It is therefore a win-win situation for both the consumer and the farmer. CSA is a term that has been widely used in the USA and Canada over the last 25 years, although different variants of the same model are actually practiced all over the globe.
You don’t need a big, humongous yard to have a beautiful garden. Even a small yard works. With a little bit of planning, you can really do wonders in your garden. And don’t be limited to boring old pots … you can use almost anything in your garden space.
Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, is a system of local food production and distribution that connects farmers directly to consumers, and has become popular over the last 25 years. A person buys "shares" of a farmer's harvest at the beginning of the growing season and receives a portion of the crop as it’s harvested. This allows farmers capital to produce the crops as well as guaranteed buyers for their crops.
Sustainable Gardening means gardening in a smart and eco-friendly way. It’s all about giving back to mother nature by using organic growing methods so you use less chemicals and adopt more greener alternatives when you’re gardening. Food produced in a sustainable garden is rich in terms of both nutrients and taste!
There’s numerous benefits to organic farming. Natural farming includes cultivation of crops and rearing of livestock in a more traditional way. People who practice pesticide-free farming avoid the use of petrochemicals in their mulch and insecticides. But there’s more to it than that ...