Beating the Heat During the Summertime Looking for a reason to spend time outside then maybe you need a garden.  Its so relaxing and fun to watch things grow and develop with just water and sunshine.  Watering is such a super pleasant and enjoyable break time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather.  I…

Zucchini Explosion In Our Raised Garden Bed

We have been talking about our beautiful organic garden we made this year in our home made raised garden beds. It is has been only 2 short months since we planted these seeds in the dirt and they have really taken off. We have had 4 small harvests to date and are really excited about…

The advantages to growing a Non toxic raised garden Bed

A raised garden bed can be built with a variety of non-toxic materials including concrete blocks, brick, untreated wood. (Treated wood contains toxic chemicals that can leach into the soil and enter the plants.)  Sunset has great step–by–stepinstructions to create a 4’ x 8’ wood bed. A four-foot width, with sides 12–16 inches high, is…