Category Archives: Organic Gardening

How To Grow A Vegetable Garden

Different from growing berries, vines, or crops a vegetable garden requires only a bit of shift.  Any gardening experience that you bring to your new vegetable garden will help your experiment.  Keep in mind that not all garden crops will … Continue reading

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How To Plant a Vegetable Garden

Vegetable gardening is a medium-maintenance, three month, very enjoyable endeavor.  Most of the work happens in just a few minutes daily during the summer months.  My style has changed since retirement. I use to let all of the garden work … Continue reading

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How To Get Approved For Chickens In Your Backyard

If you have never had truly farm fresh eggs from chickens that are allowed to run around and eat like a chicken should then you are really missing out.  If you break open a farm fresh egg next to a … Continue reading

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Advantages Of Raised Bed Gardening

One of my favorite books is Mel Bartholomew’s “Square Foot Gardening”.  Using raised beds has a number of advantages and one my favorites is the ability to get plants in the ground earlier in spring (always with an eye on … Continue reading

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5 Things That Contribute To Honey Bee Colony Collapse Disorder

There has been a lot of news recently pointing the finger at agricultural chemicals basically poisoning bee colonies.  While there is not absolute proof of what is causing the bee population decline, this troubling trend has forced scientists to uncover … Continue reading

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How To Start A Garden

If you want to make a garden out of scratch, there are just a few things to keep in mind. First: you can do it!  Plants often grow in spite of humans and so there is no way that this … Continue reading

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How To Build Raised Garden Beds

Raised bed gardening is a great way to raise vegetables.  I have a few tips that might make building your raised bed(s) a success. Location is of utmost importance.  A plant bed for summer crops wants eight hours of direct … Continue reading

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How To Make a Vegetable Garden

Building your own vegetable garden is a quite rewarding process.  It adds an amount of ‘green’ to your life that few other activities can.  The time that you spend with your veggie garden will provide time to reflect on a … Continue reading

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How To Start a Home Garden

Home gardening is such an enjoyable past time.  It can provide you with beauty, food, cover for pets, and much more.  I have started many home gardens near different homes and have helped many friends too.  There are only a … Continue reading

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How To Keep Deer From Your Vegetable Garden

Keeping deer out of your garden can be so much of a chore, some growers resort to awkward repellents like bear urine, or planting only un-tasty plants that no animal wishes to nibble.  If your plan is to garden for … Continue reading

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