Ahhh…spring has finally arrived and that means the soil is warming up. And this change in temperature is the indicator to plants everywhere that it’s time to sprout up and bloom, bringing forth an abundance of flowers, leaves, and for the gardener in us, home-grown vegetables. [Read more…] about Vegetable Garden Success Relies On Your Soil
Figs are such a versatile and delicious, if not somewhat old fashioned fruit. They originally grew in the hot climates of the desert and are referenced in the bible, and so have been about for some considerable time.
It is only in recent years that we have started to appreciate them again. How come? [Read more…] about Growing Figs Espalier
With the steadily rising prices of groceries, many people are looking for creative ways to cut corners and save money at the grocery store. [Read more…] about Everyone Can Grow Lettuce
The herb garden is home to five major families of plants. While these families comprise literally thousands of species, a relatively small number are familiar as herbs. The five families are listed here with small sub lists of some of their more commonly known members. [Read more…] about Starting a Kitchen Herb Garden
Fresh herbs have many wonderful properties. When you dry them carefully many of these properties are preserved. The following fourteen tips will help you to dry your herbs successfully. [Read more…] about Fourteen Tips for Successfully Hang Drying Herbs