How To Plan A Garden Well

How To Plan A Garden Well

In the last blog I talked about why planning the layout for your garden prior to planting season is so important. Today, we’re going to expand on that topic into how to begin planning your garden. Keep in mind, even if you don’t have time to plan things out for...
Grow great carrots this year!

Grow great carrots this year!

Carrots, specifically the growing of carrots, can be a bit frustrating at times. The seeds are small, they can be tricky to germinate, and somehow one carrot can transform into an octopus throughout the season. It doesn’t have to be this way! There are a few things...
Why I Grew Drying Beans Instead of Green Beans

Why I Grew Drying Beans Instead of Green Beans

Green Beans, easily the second most common plant people add to their vegetable garden after they plant their tomatoes. I was no different. Until this year. Residing in the northern Minnesota Zone 4, if I desire to extend my harvest through the rest of the year and by...
The Key to Being a Truly Successful Gardener

The Key to Being a Truly Successful Gardener

It doesn’t matter what size of garden you’re tending. Whether a few containers on your patio/deck or a 4000 square foot food storage garden, the key to being truly successful is… Just keep planting. This year, as you gathered from my last posting has been a struggle....