Gardening Time

If you have thought about starting a garden it is now time again to do so.  Last year was our first run with an all organic garden and boy was it fun.  Creating the four raised garden beds from scratch, planting the seeds, watering them and watching them grow was such a delight.  Eating the…

Growing your own Lettuce Simply

Lettuce is an amazing crop.  You can plant it just about anywhere.  If you have a problem with pests who enjoy feasting on your crops you can use an all natural pesticide like food grade diatomaceous earth which is made of ground fossils.  It can be safely and simply used indoors or out.  Some even…

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…