How to Take Tomato Cuttings for Easy, Free Tomato Plants

Taking tomato cuttings can help you spend as little money in the garden as possible. When you are planting a garden to save money on your groceries, you want to save every penny you have. That's where taking tomato cuttings can help you stretch your dollar bill. You can take…

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5 Reasons You Should Grow Tatsoi in Your Garden This Year

We've all been there.You want to eat healthy, but it's hard to find time to cook a nutritious meal.It can be tough to find time to cook a healthy meal from scratch, especially if you're working long hours or have a busy family life.Tat soi is the perfect addition to…

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11 Must-Grow Vegetables to Plant in August

Are you looking for vegetables to plant in August that will give you dependable fall and winter harvests? If so, you're in luck! This blog post will discuss several different vegetables that are perfect for planting during August. These vegetables are sure to provide you with bountiful harvests all season…

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How to Get Rid of Black Widow Spiders in the Garden

If you’re anything like me, just thinking that I need to get rid of black widow spiders in the garden freaks me out a bit.I don’t know what it is about them, but I’m fascinated and freaked out simultaneously.It could be because they are stunning, can be deadly, and are…

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Everything You Need to Know About Growing Cowpeas

Consider growing cowpeas if you're looking for an easy-to-grow, nutrient-rich legume to add to your garden! Also known as black-eyed peas or field peas, cowpeas are a warm-weather crop that can be planted in late spring or early summer. Cowpeas are heat tolerant and can grow in a wide range…

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Hardening Off Plants: The Necessary Step for a Thriving Garden

You get really excited when your plants start to grow in the garden if you're anything like me, and hardening off plants is decidedly BORING. But if you want those plants that you worked so hard to grow to not just survive, but thrive, you need to take the time…

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Gardening on a Budget: Grow an Entire Garden for $50 or Less!

Gardening on a budget is easier than you think. If you're like many people, you want to be able to grow your own fruits and vegetables but don't think you can afford it. Gardening can seem like an expensive hobby, but it doesn't have to be. More than ever, it…

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Grow Lights for Cheap: Make Money With Your Garden with Inexpensive Grow Lights

If you're looking for a way to get your garden started early this year, consider inexpensive grow lights, aka grow lights for cheap! You can create an effective grow light system on a budget with just a few simple items. This blog post will discuss the different types of inexpensive…

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How Deep Do You Plant Potatoes and 19 Other Potato Questions Answered

When I first decided to grow potatoes many years ago, my first question was: how deep do you plant potatoes, anyway? Potatoes are the most popular vegetable in the United States and are the 3rd most crucial food crop behind rice and wheat. In western North Carolina Zone 7B, we…

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7 Ways to Decide Whether You Need to Direct Sow or Transplant

When it comes to gardening, there are a lot of decisions to make, and one of the most important decisions is whether to direct sow or transplant. This decision can be based on a variety of factors, including garden pest pressure, weed pressure, and cost.This blog post will explore the pros…

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