Vegetable Gardening, Herbs, and Flowers. Planning, Design, and How-to Information. Here is your gardening information and inspiration.
A vegetable garden is just a vegetable garden, right? For some that may be true, but others that are digging a little deeper know that there is more. There are heirlooms, GMOs, and Hybrids that can be planted in your garden. Heirloom Vegetables and Seeds are what you will be reading about today. Terms to...Read More
Dreaming of Building a Country Life? When thinking of building your country life it’s easy to see the finished picture. You know exactly what you want and where you want to be. QUESTION IS, “HOW DO YOU GET THERE?” A common mistake is believing you can just jump in and land at the end. If...Read More
Happy Fall! In Northern Michigan this means the leaves have started changing, you pick orchards and pumpkin patches are opening for the season. Having a kids that live for pumpkin decorating we are always looking for a good pumpkin patch for a day of family fun. My son loves the activities that are provided, and...Read More
My garden planning for the next year usually starts before my current garden has been harvested. Through out the season I am constantly taking notes, making lists of vegetables, and what I would do differently. Planning your garden and writing your plans down on paper will help make planting your garden much easier. When to...Read More
If some form of country living is what you are looking for, the place to start is a garden. I don’t mean go out and start a commercial sized vegetable garden, start with something small and easy to maintain. Container, square foot or old fashion rows, the type doesn’t really matter. These 3 reasons will explain...Read More
Transplants Depending on what zone you live in there may be some vegetables that you will need to be transplant to your garden. This means you will need to buy started seedlings or learn how to start your seeds indoors. The time of year you start seeds depends on what zone you are in, and...Read More
Traditionally a vegetable garden is a large plot where vegetables are planted in neat single rows. This traditional way of gardening is still a great way to plant for certain vegetables and gardeners with a large amount of space. The large plot with traditional rows may not be your ideal garden type. Over the years...Read More