Today we are going through the basics of planting, some tips and tricks for some specific vegetables, and also some common pests that might try to make their home in your garden. The first thing to consider is how much shade/sun your area gets and make sure you  plant the right plants accordingly. You should…

The first and most important preparation you need to do when gardening, is prepare the soil properly.  Today I am going to share a simple guidelines.  Every city, every piece of lands soil is going to contain different properties.  So, some areas soil will need more preparation more then others.  A good garden soil has…

This is my favorite time of year – PLANTING TIME! I love to garden! I love the satisfaction of growing our food, picking it to prepare dinner, and canning it to use during the winter. This is my 5th year planting a vegetable garden, my 3rd in So. Utah – we live in a really…

So, I learned a little something this round of doing flowers.  I was feeling bad for myself and even a little stupid considering I had posted about how awesome having pots full of flowers is!  My flowers were not budding.  The flower plants themselves were doing awesome, I just couldn’t get my petunia’s to bud any…

One of my favorite things to do every spring is pot flowers!  I grew up with a momma who always had colorful flowers covering our front porch starting the spring, all summer and all fall!  I posted a picture of my freshly potted flowers on Facebook the other day and I had a few people…