Home Grown is fresher, tastier and ultra local.
Gardening can be frustrating if you go it alone. But you don’t have to….
We share all the facts to make your harvest successful!
There are so many vegetables to grow, but how do you know which to try?
The key to success is to match the varieties to your environment.
On each page, we will tell you the best choices for your garden.
Where should you plant that seed? We consider
In many gardens, a raised bed is a great idea because the bed is drier and warmer in the spring than the ground.
But some plants may have roots longer than your beds are deep. A few plants would rather be wet and cool.
How deep should your bed be?
Can you put any old dirt in it?
Do you need fertilizer?
Each page gives you the answer so you aren’t wasting money on more supplies than you need or forgetting critical elements.
Some varieties do well, and some don’t.
We help you match productive little plants to your container garden.
Lots of space means lots of freedom AND lots of decisions.
Often it’s best to prepare the ground in the fall, so you can plant as early as possible in the spring.
Big gardens can swallow lots of time and resources, but we will help you save time and frustration.
You will learn about:
How much to water per week.
How much fertilizer and when to apply it.
If you have a short growing season, how to choose plants with short maturity dates.
Which crops to plant every three weeks to prolong the season.
Which veggies and fruits are happier with fences and cages.
After watching your garden grow, timing the harvest is critical.
Too early, and the produce is tasteless. Too late and they can be tough, bitter, moldy or go to seed.
We include when to pick, and how fast to use it or preserve it.
If you take care of your plants, you can look forward to a wealth of good food!
A 100’ row will yield around 40 pounds of peas, or 150 pounds of carrots, or 120 ears of corn !
And we are just getting STARTED!
Gonna be something really cool here eventually.
Cool stuff here too.
If I knew how much work this was gonna be…