Just like people, certain plants get along best with other specific plants. Benefits of hanging out with the right crowd could include improved soil health, improved plant growth rates, and even increased yield from your garden! Today, we are going to take a quick look into this idea of companion planting. Companion planting is farContinue reading “What is Companion Planting?”
With the harvest season slowing down, it is time to find another way to get our fresh greens. Sprouts are a nutrient packed option! It is said that sprouts help with digestion and help to strengthen your immune system. Sprouts are very young plants. At this stage, the seed has germinated and the plant hasContinue reading “How to Grow Sprouts”
Gardening season is fast approaching as the weather continues to warm up! The flowers are beginning to bloom, including the dandelions (which are great for our pollinator friends). We are hoping to be transplanting our seedlings in the next week or so! Raised garden beds are a staple for urban gardens. Although not required, raisedContinue reading “How to: Build a raised garden bed”
Well I promised some how-to posts so here we go! One of the questions I frequently get is “what are you growing already in your garden?” This year alone, I have been asked that question since mid-march. So lets take a look at some cool-weather crops that can be grown year round; using the rightContinue reading “How To: Gardening before the last frost”
Why my family and I decided to begin our urban homesteading journey.