There’s nothing like vegetables fresh from the garden, but not all of us have the time or energy it takes to stay on top of garden upkeep. For those of us who want our couch potatoes and more real potatoes, there’s good news: There’s tons of vegetables that are easy to plant, grow and harvest.
Getting Started with Gardening
With the increasing awareness of healthy living, people are turning to growing their own organic vegetables in their backyards. Backyard gardening has many advantages. Not only does it save money and provide a constant flow of fresh vegetables, but it’s also a source of recreation and physical exercise in relaxing environment and fresh air.
Today’s post topic was inspired by one of my fabulous readers. She has been following The 104 Homestead for a bit and trying out some of our ideas. Recently she wrote to ask me if I’d considered Hugelkultur. I had no clue how to even pronounce it (it’s German), let alone what it was, so I set about reading. I love a good project.
So you planned your vegetable garden down to the very last nook and cranny. You figured out where to place everything and there is no soil unfilled. Are you left wishing your garden was just a bit bigger? What if I told you that you might be able to produce even more food using the same amount of garden space? Let me tell you about succession planting.
With the increasing awareness of healthy living, people are turning to growing their own organic vegetables in their backyards. A backyard garden has many advantages. It saves money and provides constant flow of fresh vegetables, but it’s also a source of recreation and physical exercise in relaxing environment and fresh air. There are several points when it comes to backyard gardening that you should take into account.
I am constantly looking for new ways to improve my soil and enhance my gardening experience. I also prefer to use all natural elements. And don’t forget about frugal. That is where Grocery Gardening comes into play. With Grocery Gardening, you often don’t need to look any further than the pantry or fridge.
Talk to a gardener for any length of time and eventually gardening zones and frost dates will come up. There is often some confusion about what gardening zones and frost dates are and what that information means. Also, there are some things that these tools don’t tell you. So, let’s have a little chat about what gardening zones and frost dates tell you…and what they don’t.