Category Archive for: ‘Growing Food’

How To Make A DIY Woven Bamboo Trellis With Only One Material

How to Build a Woven Bamboo Trellis

When the sun starts shining, those seedlings will soon be reaching up to meet it. Some plants have nice strong stalks to hold them up, but others need our help. Peas, beans, and other vining vegetables need some sort of trellis to support their growth towards the sky. This project shows you how to easily build a bamboo trellis with only one material. Yep, you guessed it…bamboo! …

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Square Foot Planting Guide

Square Foot Planting Guide

Are you deep in to planning  your vegetable garden? Small space gardeners tend to get good yield and lot of variety with a square foot garden. Not only that, but also they tend to have less weeds and conserve water by being planted densely. Year after year you can rotate crops around the beds to ensure that there is no nutrient depletion nor diseases introduced. …

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Vegetable Gardening In The Pacific Northwest

What’s New in Vegetable Gardening Books

Spring is now so close that we can almost touch it, taste it, see it, smell it, hear it. Part of what makes spring so sensory is the fresh little green things that begin to grow in the vegetable garden. Whether you have garlic and broad beans popping up, or some overwintering Brussels sprouts from last year’s planting, there is a whole …

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wild foraging for fresh greens

Fascinating Foraging

Gardening in a small space sometimes leaves me feeling envy for the the expansive veggie gardens and fruit orchards that I seem to see on endless magazine pages and websites. My new home doesn’t have much room for a backyard garden and not a lick of room for one in the front. I have to pick and choose what I want to …

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Free tomato seed packet printable

Tomato Seed Envelopes and Free Printable Label

If you’ve been busy saving heirloom tomato seeds and want a cute and simple way to label them for the coming year then I’ve gotcha covered with these free printable tomato seed envelopes.The simplest way to pack up seeds for the year is to store them in envelopes. I like the little coin envelopes you can find at discount stores or …

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How to Make a DIY Tomato Cage

It’s Not Too Late to Make DIY Tomato Cages

If you neglected to put a tomato cage around your plants when they were small, it’s not too late to wrangle out of control stems back into an orderly form. In fact, it’s a great time to get out there are support your plants. What better way to get some garden therapy for Weekend Project #43?

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