Posts Tagged ‘family vegetable garden’
Eggplant Parmesan Recipe…So Easy and So Good!
As some of our veggies start to peter out, I can count on our eggplants to continue producing beauties even into early fall. What a beautiful vegetable…but one I don’t think I enjoyed eating until just a few years ago. My mom made me try one of her eggplant dishes and I’m so glad that she did…it seems that I…Read More
Vegetable Garden Basics: Part 4 – Companion Plants, Seeds, and When?
We’re in the homestretch now ground redeemers! Today’s post is the last of 4 posts I’ve done over the past few weeks on Vegetable Garden Basics. In case you’ve missed the other posts, here’s where you can find them: Part 1: Where should I put my vegetable garden? Part 2: The Advantages and Disadvantages of Raised Beds…Read More
Vegetable Garden Basics: Part 1 – Where to locate your garden.
Awhile back I wrote a post on how we started out on our family vegetable garden journey…in hopes of motivating others to do the same. And essentially I concluded by saying… Don’t over-think it…just do it! All you really need is a plant, a sunny spot, some dirt, and some water…and you’ll be good to…Read More
Material Options for Raised Beds
One of the most common questions I hear from first-time veggie gardeners who have their minds set on growing their veggies in raised beds is…What material should I use to build them? This is largely borne out of a concern for the chemicals used to treat pressure treated (PT) wood…since that’s what’s often used for…Read More
March Gardening To-Do List
Alright…it’s March and Spring is right around the corner! Woopwoop! That said…it’s time to get out there and get ready. Below you’ll find my March Gardening To-Do List. Hopefully you’ll find it helpful! 1. February Gardening To-Do’s Let’s be honest…you were probably a bit too aggressive when you came up with your February gardening to-do list.…Read More
Tower Garden ® vs. Raised Beds
Well a few weeks back I wrote a post about how I was “diversifying” my veggie gardening efforts by adding a Tower Garden® right alongside our raised beds. On that post I provided the reasons why I WASN’T going down this Tower Garden ® (TG) path…although some people do it for these very reasons… to…Read More
Veggie Garden Diversification…The Tower Garden ®
I’ve already gotten one almost visceral “What?!?” response from a fellow veggie garden buddy when I told him that I was going to try my hand at growing veggies using a new-fangled approach to gardening. And when I say new-fangled, I mean that there’s no dirt…which seems crazy to me! But still…I’m entering the world…Read More