12 Spring Gardening Tasks to Get Ready to Plant

Are your fingers itching to get into the dirt? Mine too, and I cannot wait to get started on my favorite spring gardening tasks. Before you can start to garden, you need to prepare with the right tasks. You can’t just plant everything without planning and preparing ahead of time. 12 Spring Gardening Tasks 1.Read more

10 Genius Ways to Use Fall Leaves in the Garden

Fall Leaves in the Garden

Fall is just around the corner, and with fall comes tons of leaves. Our backyard has several large, maple trees, and autumn brings heaps of leaves in our backyard. Besides jumping in them, I’ve found several ways to use fall leaves in the garden. Those leaves make a serious mess in my backyard and probablyRead more

Growing Green Beans: Your Ultimate Guide

Growing Green Beans

Are you excited to start growing green beans in your garden this year? Green beans are my favorite summer crop. I remember being young, and my parents had a huge garden with rows of beans. My mother would take me outside with her, and I picked beans alongside her for hours. Growing green beans cameRead more

Persephone Days: How to Calculate Your Fall Garden

Persephone Days - When to Plant Your Fall Garden

Vegetables struggle to grow in the winter for two reasons. The first you might guess, and that is the cold weather. Many plants don’t do well in cold temperatures. The second factor is shorter days with less sunlight. Knowing your Persephone Days allows you to calculate the right days to plant your fall garden. WhatRead more

15 Things You Should Never Compost

Compost pile with safe items

Did you know there are things you should never compost? Composting reduces trash output and provides an excellent soil amendment for gardens. Compost adds nutrients back into your soil, but not everything belongs there. In fact, understanding what not to put in a compost ensures that the end product is safe for your garden use.Read more