How to Test Soil Texture for a Better Garden

How to Test Soil Texture for a Better Garden

If you want a beautiful garden that will grow you lots of food, you’ve got to start with good soil.   No amount of fertilizer or chemicals can improve your soil texture or quality.  It has to be done naturally… that’s why we call it “nature”.  So just put down the...
Five Big Mistakes We Made as New Gardeners (and how to avoid them!)

Five Big Mistakes We Made as New Gardeners (and how to avoid them!)

Four years ago, we planted our first garden. It was a disaster. The plants were overgrown and entangled in each other, our dogs ate the little bit of produce that did grow, thistles taller than me took over, and we had crazy mutant cucumbers that mixed in with all the...