Planning a Garden Layout with Free Software and Veggie Garden Plans
Free software for planning a garden layout. Use our online Vegetable Garden Planner to design your vegetable garden. It's easy to plan a garden; just drag and drop the vegetables you choose.
Garden Design No. 18 - The Potager
A potager is the French term for an ornamental vegetable or kitchen garden. This design is to provide a garden of abundance in an aesth...
Start A Fire
Instead of using commercial fertilizers and plant food, why not use some scraps from your kitchen that would otherwise end up in the trash or compost bin to amend and improve your garden soil naturally? Inexpensive and easy, these are my favorite ways to get my garden ready for spring planting. Eggshells, banana peels, Epsom salts, coffee grounds. Find out more at http://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2016/06/7-ways-to-improve-your-garden-soil.html
Great Advice For Growing Great Organic Gardens
Natural, environmentally-friendly living is catching hold among legions of individuals, as is a preference for organic produce. Anyone living this kind of life usually has …
Making A Dry Creek Bed Drainage Canal for Downspouts. One of the most creative ideas I've seen for this project. Instructions Planters made from plastic PVC tubes and mosaic tiles. Instructions Glowing Flower Pots. Paint flower pots with Rustoleums Glow in the Dark paint. Absorbs sunlight by day glows at night. Great landscape and gardening idea. Instructions Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty…
Saving Your Soils With Crop Rotation
Deny weeds a place in your garden, naturally! Simply by rotating the crops you plant, you can prevent weeds and increase yields. Check out our three year crop rotation plan!
Try No Dig Gardening for Your Backyard Vegetables
No-Dig Gardening is such a brilliant form of home-based agriculture I was convinced the TreeHugger archives would be rich with its merits. Was very surprised when I only found one mention, in a post chronicling Leonora's permaculture adventures in New
Proper crop rotation keeps soil full of nutrients, which keeps plants strong and productive. Unfortunately, many amateur farmers make the terrible mistake of not replenishing the soil after harvesting. This chart gives a good idea of what to plant from year to year. Of course, the vegetables that are grown have to be compatible with the location of the garden itself.