Interested in getting started in canning? Not sure how large of a garden to make? Well, if you have an idea how many cans of tomatoes you want to have in a year, we’ve got the amounts you need! I’ve researched the National Center for Home Food Preservation to generate a quick reference table on pounds of food per quart of canned vegetables. Working through the University of Georgia, they developed average canning yields of over 20 vegetable products that you can preserve at home via canning!
This article will cover the finer points of specific materials, starting from a high level as to how your temperature and other conditions can effect what should/shouldn’t be composted. By the end of the article you should have a full understanding of what materials you can add to a compost pile. You can simply download a printable list of items to compost.
This natural weed killer truly amazed me when it took just hours to kill my weeds. It also kills grass. This weed killer is perfect for using in walkways or driveways to get rid of weeds and grass. Try this DIY weed killer recipe using vinegar, Epsom salts and dish soap and let me know how it works for you!
Well, in this article I’m going to go deep into all the nitty gritty details of cardboard and newspaper – the good, the bad, and the ugly. I’m going list out the potential risks people bring up in regards to both cardboard and newspaper and try to address them in the most fact based way possible.
We gardeners expend lots of energy to maximize the growth and yield of our vegetables. But just what is going on underneath the soil where we can’t see? I’ve come across an exhaustive study from nearly 100 years ago that provides answers to “how deep do vegetable roots go down?”
Click here to find out what 6 ways I use to fix and prevent leggy seedlings. Find out how to fix leggy tomato seedlings by transplanting them. Prevent leggy seedlings by adding growing lights. #LeggySeedlings #LeggyTomatoes #Transplanting #repotting #planting
DIY tomato cages for rocky soil. These are basically a simple frame made of low-cost furring strips, and held together with construction adhesive, nails on one side and screws on the other. That is all – very easy. It turns out that my cages can be stored much easier than conventional cages. At the end of the season you can simple unscrew two of the sides, which will allow you store these easily on a wall or tucked away in the basement.
Check out these 3 easy tips to find out how to grow larger onions in your backyard vegetable garden this year. Whether growing onions from seeds or growing onions from sets, these tips will be sure to help you be more successful. #growingonionsfromseed #plantingonions #growingonionsfromsets #growinglargeronions #tipsforgrowingonions
To find out how to grow leeks from seed in your backyard vegetable garden, click here. You will find out when to plant leeks, how to grow leeks, how to harvest leeks as well as how to store garden leeks. #leeks #howtogrowleeks #howtoplantleeks #whentoplantleeks #growingleeksincanada
Use companion planting to grow stronger, healthier plants and naturally discourage pests in your vegetable garden. Click here to find my free companion planting printable guide. #companionplanting #freeprintable #companionplantingguide #organicgardening #vegetablegardening
Click here to find your printable vegetable gardening journal with easy to use fill-in-the-blank spots to record everything from seeding dates, germination rates, weather, treatments, harvest, produce preserved and more! Seriously a spot for everything you should be recording year-to-year so that you can look back and improve your gardening techniques. #gardenjournal #printablegardenjournal #gardenjournalingtips #vegetablegarden #backyardgarden