Tag: beginner gardener

  • Smart Tips for Growing Kale

    Smart Tips for Growing Kale

    Kale is a hearty, nutritious plant that is easy to grow and perfect for every garden. There’s a reason kale is so popular with the health food crowd: It’s chock full of nutrients. Whether you’re putting it in smoothies, making chips, cooking it in stews or massaging it salads, the uses for kale are nearly […]

  • Tips for Growing Spinach

    Tips for Growing Spinach

    Spinach is an easy and fast plant to grow for garden-fresh salads. Other greens may get all the attention, but spinach is more than just a cartoon gimmick. It’s full of iron and calcium, as well as a wealth of antioxidants. And it’s super easy to grow! Below we have some tips for growing spinach […]

  • Strawberries

    Strawberries

    Strawberries are easy-to-grow plants that deserve a space in every garden. Nothing compares to the taste of homegrown strawberries — the sweetness is like the taste of summer. Just as garden-fresh tomatoes beat the flavor of supermarket tomatoes, the strawberries you grow in your garden will be sweeter, juicier, and more tender than anything the […]

  • Top 9 tips for beginner gardeners

    Top 9 tips for beginner gardeners

    Every year we are inspired by all the new gardeners we meet setting out on the journey of growing their own food. Their excitement is so pure it’s inspirational to even hardened old-timers. In fact, one of the best things about gardening is how eager older gardeners (folks with several years’ worth of dirt under […]

  • The trick to a successful first garden: start out small

    The trick to a successful first garden: start out small

    You might not think so from the countless words that have been written about it, but vegetable gardening is a pretty simple process.¬†Plants are genetically programmed to grow (even our pampered crop plants) and all you have to do is give them the right things at the right times. You take seed, put it in […]

  • Sugar Snap Peas

    Sugar Snap Peas

    Have you considered growing peas? Looking for something to feed your sweet tooth, straight from the garden? Look no further than the Sugar Snap pea. There’s a reason they’re called “garden candy.” The Sugar Snap is actually a relative newcomer to the garden (first introduced in 1979), but it is now established as one of […]