Garden Planning Series – Getting Organized

Garden Planning Series - Getting Organized

    This article is part 2 in a series about getting ready for gardening season, you can find part 1 here - Making Sure you have the Right Tools and Resources I am not a very organized person, never have been, but I have found over the years that a bit of organization can easily make the task of planning the garden easier but it can also make it more cost effective and efficient. Planning a garden demands a certain amount of organization and planning. I don’t care if ... [ Read More ]

Garden Planning Series – Making Sure you have the Right Tools and Resources

Garden Planning Series – Making Sure you have the Right Tools and Resources

  Spring is not here yet but for those of us that love to get their hands dirty growing food, the time is soon approaching to start planning for this year’s garden. While late winter is not one of my favorite times of year, it is a good time for one of my favorite tasks, planning out this year’s garden. It was only natural for me to write a full series on garden planning, I have been doing this task for 25 years and it never gets old. When the snow is flying and the temperatures ... [ Read More ]

Planning your First Vegetable Garden

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My First Vegetable Garden I can remember my first vegetable garden very clearly I was probably 10 or 12 years old and I had been tormenting my mother about letting me put in a garden forever. I do not know what fascinated me so much about watching vegetables grow; I did not even like them that much at that age, but something about watching seeds germinate and grow into food fascinated me. My first garden was a flop, I only had a tiny plot that was maybe 5ft by 10ft and it was right next to ... [ Read More ]