My garden gobbles up compost faster than I can make it. Why do I use so much compost? It’s not just for the fun of shoveling and raking: compost is like a superfood for your garden soil.
Garden Snapshot: April showered rain, snow, sleet, frost, and maybe a little bit of sunshine onto my garden.
Use your garden space efficiently to grow more food without the extra space. Here are three ways to make the most of your garden.
The peas are up. These cold-hardy legumes usually treat us to gallons of delectable peas. But that’s not the only reason I plant them: soon they’ll help fertilize my soil.
Asparagus is the quintessential seasonal food, only available from the garden for a month or two in early spring. But this quirky perennial tastes so good that it more than earns its space in my garden.
Do you always plant your garden the same way? If so, consider changing things up this year: your garden will thank you.
I grab my basket of kale, lettuce, baby spinach, and carrots and step out of my hoop house into a foot of snow. It’s January. Lows have dipped below -10 degrees Fahrenheit. And I am harvesting from my garden.
March is full of greens from the hoop house.
I love garlic. I love to eat it, I love to grow it, and I love how green it makes my garden in the early spring. It turns out that my garden loves garlic, too.