If you’re planting a garden, you’ll need to decide if you’re planting seeds or seedlings. Here are several methods for planting seeds to try.
A compact rototiller gets into smaller spaces than big tillers, making them great for using in more unconventional ways around the homestead.
Hot peppers, from the Capsicum family, are the International Herb of the year for 2016 and come in a large range of shapes, colors, and spiciness.
Sweet basil is a must-have for my garden, creating a source of never ending leaves. But plant some for the bees, too – they absolutely love it!
Gardening methods can vary but one thing that’s non-negotiable is that a garden needs good soil. Mulch is just one “secret” ingredient for good growing.
Growing organic popcorn microgreens is easy and FAST. Start them today and you’ll have fresh greens to add to salads and sandwiches in a week.
Eggshells are a great addition to the garden. Instead of tossing them out, make use of them as a pest deterrent and supplement.
Trendy microgreens are a simple solution to getting more vegetables on your plate this winter. Available year round, hipster grocers and farmers markets sell them at $30 to $50 a pound. But they are so easy and inexpensive to grow at home, they should become a regular part of your healthy lifestyle.
These common pest problems impact both indoor and outdoor plants, but you’ll need to be especially vigilant during seed starting season.