Gardening

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.

What is Biodynamic Gardening?

Posted in Gardening on Aug 18, 2016

What is Biodynamic Gardening?

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!

10 Creative Gardening Ideas

Posted in Gardening on Jun 21, 2016

10 Creative Gardening Ideas

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.

15 Sustainable Gardening Ideas

Posted in Gardening on Jun 13, 2016

15 Sustainable Gardening Ideas

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!

You may not have heard, but community gardens are becoming more and more mainstream. It's relatively easy to understand why so many people have found value in this particular type of gardening technique. It gives everyone in the community or even a specific neighborhood an opportunity to contribute something to the greater good while simultaneously enjoying a portion of the garden for themselves.

Gardening for Beginners

Posted in Gardening on May 15, 2016

Gardening for Beginners

Gardening for beginners can be a challenge, but it can also be a lot of fun. Even if you've traditionally been someone who couldn't keep a cactus alive, it's possible to learn how to grow a great garden that you can eat from practically all year long. It simply requires learning the right techniques and then having the patience to keep trying until you finally figure it all out.

Urban Gardening is for Everyone

Posted in Gardening on May 14, 2016

Urban Gardening is for Everyone

Urban gardening is something few consider to be an important and worthwhile endeavor. Two thoughts come to my mind on this – perhaps they should reconsider, so they could enjoy the benefits, and then again, maybe it's better that way ... as an unguarded secret that can really benefit anyone who tries their hand at it. That's one of the good things about gardening – it's for everyone, from the completely inexperienced to the expert gardener, and urban gardening is perfect for those who live in the suburbs, too, not strictly for urban areas.