How to Build a Bean Teepee

How to Build a Bean Teepee

Bean teepees are a vertical gardening option for growing pole means. These bean towers are an awesome addition to your garden for many reasons.  First, they are a great example of vertical gardening – going up with your garden can help save space and allow you 

How to Build a Covered Raised Bed

How to Build a Covered Raised Bed

There are a number of benefits to building a covered raised bed in your garden. It serves as a physical barrier to keep pests away (from rabbits to leek moths). It can extend your season by offering a shade cover. And it can keep your 

How to Re-Use Old Potting Soil

How to Re-Use Old Potting Soil

Can you re-use old potting soil from empty planters? The short answer is yes, sometimes. However, you’ll need to follow a few tips to ensure your new plants are happy and healthy. If you’re anything like us, things tend to get tossed in the shed 

How to Re-Grow Scallions from Roots

How to Re-Grow Scallions from Roots

This is going to be a short post. Because re-growing scallions at home is easy. It saves money, and it works in a pinch when you know you won’t be going to the store or harvesting more scallions soon. I don’t need to make you 

How to Grow Sprouts in a Jar

How to Grow Sprouts in a Jar

Sprouts are basically seeds that have germinated and become young plants. They can be easily grown in batches at home with just a mason jar and a mesh lid. It takes about 3-5 days to grow your own sprouts at home. Why Grow Sprouts? Like 

How to Grow Salad Greens Inside

How to Grow Salad Greens Inside

Growing salad greens inside is a great way to add homegrown produce to your plate year-round. With just a few simple supplies, and a few helpful tips, you can get a rotation of salad greens going that will grace your plate even when the ground 

How to Start Seeds Indoors Part 4: When to Plant Seeds Inside

How to Start Seeds Indoors Part 4: When to Plant Seeds Inside

Wondering when to plant seeds indoors so you can get a head start on your garden? Here’s a hint – don’t plant everything at once. Each vegetable variety grows at a different rate, and has a different suggested planting time based on the date when 

How to Start Seeds Indoors – Part 3: Planting & Caring for your Seedlings

How to Start Seeds Indoors – Part 3: Planting & Caring for your Seedlings

Starting seeds inside is a fun way to expand your vegetable garden projects. With a little care and attention you can grow successful seedlings that will transfer into your garden and thrive. Seed starting is also fun because it allows you to dig into the 

How to Start Seeds Indoors: Part 2 – Choosing which Veggies to Start Inside

How to Start Seeds Indoors: Part 2 – Choosing which Veggies to Start Inside

Starting seeds indoors is an outstanding way to decrease the costs of home vegetable gardening, and to get a jump start on the season. With just a few supplies to get you started, you can grow your own vegetables from seed for just a fraction 

How to Start Seeds Indoors – Part 1: Seed Starting Supplies

How to Start Seeds Indoors – Part 1: Seed Starting Supplies

If you have a vegetable garden of any considerable size, starting seeds indoors is well worth the effort. Starting your own seeds allows you to choose from many more varieties of your favorite vegetables. Seed starting supplies are also less expensive, after an initial investment,