Perhaps you’ve noticed–2020 and 2021 have seen a huge surge of people starting their first garden! Since this site was created for the purpose of sharing newbie tips for starting a garden, I’m excited to offer the best info I can to make it easy and accessible for anyone to learn to grow vegetables. Whether you’re a beginner, a brown thumb, or too busy to spend much time gardening, growing your own veggies is still possible! Learn all you need to know about starting your first garden in my new eBook!Continue reading “eBook: Tips for Your First Garden!”
Would you love to have a garden, but the thought of digging, weeding, bending, and working a plot sounds like a bit too much? A raised bed might be your perfect solution.
Here are 10 reasons to give raised bed gardening a try.Continue reading “10 Reasons to Love Raised Bed Gardening”
I don’t think you’ll ever hear anyone use the word “easy” to describe life with twins, especially the first couple years. (Well, except maybe my husband‘s grandmother, but I suspect she either has a selective memory or was way better at life than I am).
Either way, I suppose most of the smart people in my life figured I would take the spring and summer off from gardening that year. Maybe I should have. But gardening is like a breath of fresh air to me, something that turned out to be invaluable when it felt like we were barely keeping our heads above water.Continue reading “A Garden That Does the Work For You”
With our new house comes new adventures and plenty of room for new experiments. High on that list is new garden beds, and testing out different soil mixes! These cedar garden bed looks very promising so far, especially for the low price.Continue reading “$15 Cedar Raised Garden Bed DIY”
Bush beans are a tasty and productive addition to your garden, but the main downside is leaning down to pick them day after day. This DIY elevated planter from a recycled table is just one clever (and cheap) solution of many to solve that problem!Continue reading “Easy DIY Elevated Planter (Upcycled Table)”