Growing Zucchini in Small Spaces
Alright. It's happened again. I've found mind-blowing gardening tips and tricks over at Pinterest. A few years back for my birthday, my hubby made me a small raised rock garden in our little back yard. The next year, he added a second one along our fence line. We have loved experimenting and trying to grow things in our "small but mighty" garden. We love pretending we are farmers, or better yet, the Ingalls. One thing that grows for us really well... I'm talking maybe a bit too well, is…
The SF veg plot - organicgarden.org.uk
Most weekend gardeners would probably say they had neither the time nor the space for growing vegetables. Modern gardens are much smaller than they were even 20 years ago and, if you were to suggest that some of that precious space was given over to growing vegetables, then you would probably get the cold shoulder. […]
Mason jar herb garden tips
Mason jar is a glass-slime container that has a circular mouthpiece enclosed by rubber and tin cap. It is pioneered for food storage like fruit or vegetable preservations, while its blue shade can prolong the storing process. It is first manufactured by 1858, whose patent came from John Landin Mason, a tin craftsman from the United States. Other competitors after Mason are Ball, Kerr, and Jarden companies.
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Required Reading: Virginia Woolf's Garden - Gardenista
Virginia Woolf was too busy being a genius writer to devote much time to gardening. She had garden-y friends, being a frequent guest at Charleston Farmhous
How to keep your vegetable patch going strong through the winter
Do you grow as much winter veg as you could? Growing fabulous rows of a wide choice of feisty vegetables stops the garden becoming just a window landscape and gives it real purpose.
Garden Design No. 18 - The Potager
A potager is the French term for an ornamental vegetable or kitchen garden. This design is to provide a garden of abundance in an aesthetically pleasing manner. What a beautiful way to plant flowers, fruit, vegetables, and herbs! Using the potager design ideals, even the smallest plot of ground can become a wonder of freshly grown foods and beautiful flowers. I have to say I'm intrigued most by the "accessories" that can be used in the potager design. Adding pretty embellishment as well as…