Category: Gardening

Love Your Garden, It Will Love Back!

Finally, it’s starting to warm up! The birds are chirping and soon the bees will be buzzing as spring takes hold. The kids are rushing for the yard and asking for some air in their bike tires. After a long winter it almost feels like you’re being reborn along with all the flowers and plants…. Read more »

How Do Worms Survive the Winter?

Worms help make healthy soil, so what happens to them in the winter? Their survival tactics are actually astounding! Before the soil freezes, earthworms burrow down into the subsoil, below the frost line, sometimes as much as 6ft deep. They form a slime-coated ball and hibernate in a state called estivation. Because they are wrapped… Read more »

Garden Planning in Winter

If you love working in the dirt like we do then the winter can drive you a bit stir crazy. However, there is excitement in anticipation of the spring that is to come. So what things can you do to keep busy this winter in preparation for spring? Brush up on your gardening knowledge

Your Garden in Winter

Fall is rolling in and the garden harvest is coming to an end. The work doesn’t stop even though the vegetables have. Properly preparing your garden for the winter can make for an easier rebirth in the spring. Start by clearing out all the dead stems and foliage to prevent the possibility of disease from… Read more »

Raised Beds

Maybe you’ve seen someone working hard to put in a beautiful raised garden bed. Raised beds are a great way to make fruits, veggies and herbs thrive even where there is poor soil, no soil or in an urban setting. Raised beds have good drainage and can easily be hooked up to a drip irrigation… Read more »