12 Gardening Hacks: Growing More Tomatoes This Year

Different Colored Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one of the trickiest vegetables to grow, in my opinion. To preserve enough tomato products to last my family a year, I need – AT LEAST – 52 quarts but more is ideal. I struggled for years to figure out how to grow more tomatoes for my family. Tomatoes are finicky plants, andRead more

Self-Sufficient Gardening: 9 Staple Crops to Feed Your Family

Potatoes

Now is a great time to pick staple crops to grow in your garden. Learning how to be more self-sufficient and provide for your family has never been more important than this time. Gardening is one of the best ways to provide your family with fresh food, but not all vegetables are staple crops. WhatRead more

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

15 Composting Tips for Beginners You Need to Get Started

Composting Tips for Beginners

Have you heard that all good gardeners need to compost but have no idea where to start? Honestly, I feel you, but you can beat those worries by learning the right composting tips immediately. You might feel apprehensive about starting a compost. The idea of taking typical kitchen waste and creating a “rich compost” thatRead 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

How to Grow Carrots: What You Need to Know

Carrots are an early spring or fall plant that grows well in many gardens. I started growing carrots a few years ago, and my first attempts were dismal. I had no idea how to grow carrots, so I had to do my research. Growing root vegetables is difficult even for experienced gardeners. It can beRead 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