How to Plant a Compact Vegetable Garden
Step-by-step plans for building and planting a compact vegetable garden using raised beds. Find out how and where to plant for best results.
Grow your own sweet potatoes - Outlaw Garden
Sweet potatoes are gorgeous, delicious, and surprisingly easy to grow. Learn how to start your own plants from a single store-bought sweet potato.
Budding Home Farmer? 25+ Clever Ideas To Check Out
Did you know you can make your own rooting hormone using willow twigs? Or that geraniums can be overwintered? How about a few ideas for soil savers, pest control and fighting weeds? You'll find all that and more in this collection! First, here's an interesting tip I came across while…
Ten Mistakes New Herb Gardeners Make (and How to Avoid Them!)
The Skinny Gourmet brings together the worlds of healthy and gourmet eating by focusing on smart indulgences and eschewing quirky diet tricks. Because living well should not be punishment, and eating well should not be a crime. Includes original recipes, essays on food and dining, restaurant reviews, tips and techniques.
Guidelines For Growing Vegetables Chart - Vegetable Garden Tips | Gardening Ideas
Guidelines For Growing Vegetables Chart.Different vegetables require different conditions to thrive. The table below provides general guidelines for growing vegetables.
DIY Sprinkler (Using Recycled Materials)!
I recently was given several boxes of ball-point pens, so here's the first of several projects towards their re-use. Materials: 1 20oz plastic bottle with cap 1 universal male hose attachment (about $1.25 at the hardware store) 15 used ball point pens Plumbing contact adhesive and sealant (such as Plumbing Amazing Goop) Electric drill 3/8” drill bit5/8” (or other) spade bitCalipers or measuring tapeUtility KnifeTotal Cost: $4.49 (for the Amazing Goop and the hose…
Dig In: School Garden Success Stories
School-garden advocates dish on how they get students -- even the picky -- to eat kale, chard, carrots, and other veggies. Plus, find out what it takes to grow food at your kid's school.
Growing Herbs in North Texas
Overview Gardeners have grown herbs for centuries to flavor food, for medicinal purposes, to discourage insect invaders and for religious ceremonies. Herbs are a delight to the senses—sight, smell…