Monday, May 20, 2019

The Best and Worst Vegetables and Herbs to Buy from a Nursery

My gardening philosophy is to start all my plants from seeds. But there have been times when I'm far behind on the season and I need a plant to help get my garden established, or the plant I want to grow is a pain to start from seed. In this article, you will learn which vegetable starts are worth buying from a nursery, and which ones you are better off starting from seed.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Progress is being made | Container Garden Update Week Ending May 11

After the first week of planting, let's see the progress in the garden. There was not too much going on, so there won't be a garden update video this week. Please let me know if you like seeing my garden updates in video format. You can watch last week's video by clicking this link.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Best Vegetables to grow in 2 gallon container gardens

As mentioned in my other article, 7 Vegetables that can grow well in 1 gallon containers, it is best to use the biggest sized container to grow your plants. One of the standard sized containers at my local nursery supply store is a 2 gallon container. There are other sources of these sized containers, such as pastry filling buckets if you plan to recycle. A few advantages of these containers is that they do not take up much more space than the 1 gallon containers and having twice the soil capacity also increases the options of vegetables you are able to successfully grow in your container garden. Here is a list of my 7 favorite vegetables that grow well in two gallon containers.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Back to my Roots | Starting a New Container Garden

Although I'm off to a late start, it's time to put my new garden space to work. This season, I'm able to plant a few containers with some plants. What are the best plants and methods to take advantage of this limited space though? I know all the answers to this question as I'm no stranger to this style of gardening.