Tips on how to start and care for a vegetable garden from building raised beds, to improving the soil, deciding what to grow, and other tips for a successful…
Seed saving is time honored tradition and a great way to save money and increase self reliance. Saving seeds from homegrown vegetables, fruits, and herbs is easy with these tips. Learn all you need to know about how to save seeds in this step by step guide. #homesteading #growingfood #backyardgarden #simpleliving
Lots of flowers on your squash plants but no fruit? If the weather is slowing down natural pollinators, hand pollinating squash blossoms will work. Artificial pollinating not only results in an earlier harvest, but also more squash can develop on each plant giving you a larger harvest. Visit to see how to pollinate squash by hand.
Growing edibles in window boxes is an ideal way to grow food without tending a garden. Container gardens are easy to care for, and you are less likely to lose your harvest to hungry deer, ground hogs, and rabbits. Discover the best vegetables for container gardening, plus tips for growing vegetables in window boxes.
Spinach is a cool season crop that adapts well to indoor growing conditions, including cooler winters, and air-conditioned summers. Given its compact size, and love of cooler temperatures, spinach is a great choice for indoor gardening. Learn how you can grow spinach indoors all year.