Posts Tagged ‘gardening’

DIY FREE Pallet Garden In 4 Easy Steps

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It’s all the craze lately (and honestly I don’t know what took us so long), the art of re-purposing pallets. If you’re a Pinterest   junkie like I am then I’m sure you’ve seen all the amazing uses for pallets. My favorite use of all time? The DIY Pallet Garden! I can show you how to…

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Basic Gardening For U.S. Growing Zone 8

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We’re in the Deep South, that’s growing zone 8 here in the U.S., so we have a nice long growing season. I pretty much have a garden year around. One thing that I really appreciate about our long growing season is that it affords us lots of room for trial and error. We can replant or redo something we tried and failed at, usually with success. This past year (2014), we lost our first tomato planting due to the heavy spring rains, but we were able to replant and enjoy a wonderful harvest. On the down side of that, it also gives the grass and weeds a long time to regroup and try a new frontal attack.

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Using Mulch in The Garden

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  Using Mulch in The Garden It seems everyone is talking about mulching. Most of the time when people think about mulching, they think flower beds and trees, but not their garden.  Why should we use mulch in our garden?  I’m glad you asked!

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Beginning Gardening Tips

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When you are wanting to start your garden, but need some encouragement, these beginning gardening tips are sure to help you be more successful! For those of you who are just beginning to garden, you are about to embark into a world full of pleasure and reward. Welcome!  Enjoy your mistakes, learn from them.  As…

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