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How To Fertilize Your Vegetable Garden – Simple Secrets That Work! 

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about how to fertilize your vegetable garden. With these simple tips and secrets, your vegetable plants will be growing nice and strong all season long and providing you with an amazing harvest! Whether you are growing your plants in containers or directly in the soil, how, when, …

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How To Attract Praying Mantis – And Why It Can Help Control Pests!

The praying mantis might look a little intimidating at first, but they are the perfect beneficial insect to attract to your garden space! While they are technically called “mantids,” most individuals know this insect as the specific species name “mantis.” Praying mantises are carnivorous insects that feast on all sorts of garden pests and insects, …

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The Many Amazing Benefits Of Growing Dill – From Pickles To Pollinators!

When people think of “dill,” they most likely think of a type of pickle – but when you include growing dill in your garden, there are many more benefits that go way beyond turning your cucumbers into a delicious treat! Dill is actually a leafy vegetable and in the same plant family as celery (Apiaceae). …

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Why You Should Grow Zinnias In Your Vegetable Garden – 6 Great Benefits!

Are you wondering if it’s truly worth it to grow zinnias in your vegetable garden this year? The answer is an astonishing YES!  Zinnias grow as annuals in Zones 2 through 8. They are heat and drought-tolerant and are overlooked by deer and other wildlife. In addition, they are easy to sow and maintain all …

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How To Hand Pollinate Zucchini & Cucumbers – Learn To Easily Help Produce Fruit!

Have you ever wondered how easy it is to hand pollinate zucchini, cucumbers, or other cucurbits? Cucurbits like cucumbers and zucchini are a garden staple for most growers. However, they can often have issues when it comes to pollination and fruit production. That’s why it’s good to know how to hand-pollinate – and it is …

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How To Rotate Garden Crops – And Why It’s So Important For Your Plants!

While there aren’t many hard and fast rules when it comes to gardening, there are a few simple tips that you need to keep in mind in order to have a successful harvest. One of those key tips is to rotate your garden crops every year. Have you ever had a bumper crop of green …

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How To Keep Rabbits Out Of Your Garden – Safe & Simple Methods That Work!

While rabbits might be cute and fluffy, they can really wreak havoc on your garden plants and vegetables. Thankfully, with a few safe and effective methods, you can keep rabbits out of your garden – all while not harming the environment, or the bunnies themselves. One thing is for sure, rabbits are certainly prolific reproducers. …

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Seven Big Planting Day Secrets – How To Plant Your Garden For Success!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article cover seven big planting day secrets that can help get your garden off to an incredible start – and have you on the way to an amazing harvest this year! What you do prior to and during planting day will affect the health and growth of your garden more …

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How To Thin Seed Crops – And Why It’s So Important For Your Plants!

One of the most challenging tasks for any gardener is actually one of the easiest ones to perform. That task is the process of thinning out your seed crops after they germinate.   If you plan on having a garden this year, your budget can start to add up quickly. Especially if you are purchasing your …

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How To Plant & Grow New Potatoes – Harvest Baby Potatoes This Summer!

You just can’t compare the flavor and texture of homegrown baby potatoes to those you purchase in the store. With today’s tips, you will be able to plant and grow your own delicious crop of new potatoes this growing season with ease!  New potatoes are not a specific variety of potatoes. In fact, they are …

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