Growing in a cold frame is a great way to extend the growing season. Cold frames allow you to start your plants earlier and keep plants growing later by protecting them from frosts. Find out how to build a cheap cold frame that will save you money each year!
Who doesn’t like free gardening supplies? Compost is probably one of the biggest costs to gardening, if you’re buying the bagged stuff but you can get your own compost and it really isn’t that expensive, especially if you get started on composting right now! Read on to find out more in the Frugal Gardening Series.
Welcome to the Frugal Gardening Series kick off! Today I’m sharing homemade seed starting trays and recycled seed starters and seed starter greenhouses with stuff you probably already have!
Everyone has a right to have a productive garden, to grow organic fruit and vegetables, to know what goes into your food and to be able to have real food. Food should be pesticide free, grown naturally just as nature intended it to be.
Soil amendments or soil conditioners are one of the easiest ways to get the ground right to be able to grow the best garden EVER!
For new gardeners, a few questions arise about soil amendments such as how do you know which soil amendment to use? What are soil amendments? Are they even necessary? Read on to find out the answers to these questions and more. Read More
I often hear that starting a garden is too expensive which is why people I know don’t want to grow. Other popular reasons I hear include it’s too much work and it doesn’t look good. Today I want to bust the myth that starting an organic garden is expensive and share all of my thrifty gardening tips with you.
Winter is just around the corner and gardening doesn’t stop here even with the first flurries of snow. There’s plenty you can be doing in your garden throughout the winter to prepare for the following season.
Grab yourself a nice hot cuppa tea and read on to find out what you can be doing in your garden right now and get ahead for the next season.
Have you ever wanted to start a garden but are not sure where to begin? Do you have a garden but the harvests haven’t been good or the produce has lacked flavor?
Well you’re not alone and there is a solution! I’m going to let you into a secret so you can have the best harvest EVER and I’m betting that there’s something on the list you can do right now to improve your garden to so you can reap the benefits when you’re harvesting.
I have a bit of a problem with the neighborhood kids; they are always playing in my front yard, jumping off the porch steps on bikes and scooters and running around the place, usually right after I put down organic fertilizer on the lawn to try and fix the patches in the grass.
I followed up my post for Mother Earth News with even more organic liquid fertilizer recipes so you can get better harvests in your garden.
These recipes use herbs which you may already have in the garden or manure as well as some tips when you make natural fertilizers.
Read the full article here: Make Your Own Natural Liquid Fertilizers
If you need more convincing about the effectiveness of organic fertilizers, let me share with you some of the successes which I attribute to the organic liquid fertilizer I have made.
I want to share a secret with you so you can get amazing harvests in your garden too. I’m going to tell you how you can make your own liquid fertilizer using things you might already have in your garden.