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Growing Celery in Water

I’ve prepared my garden and soil/compost mix is being delivered tomorrow so I am in high gear to start planting some veggies and herbs this weekend. One of the things I like to plant is celery but it’s too late for me to start from seed and I’d like to know where my plants come […]

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Freezing Corn on the Cob

This year was the first year that I planted corn. Corn on the Cobb is one of my favorite summer vegetables and I’ve now turned my sons into huge fans as well. At the beginning of our planting season my boys and I design what vegetables we will grow this year and corn was one […]

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Growing Potatoes

This is my first year growing potatoes. It’s something I’ve wanted to grow for the last few years but was a bit intimidated by the whole process. If you have never grown potatoes before, have no fear because it’s one of the easiest veggies to grow.         Things to know….. * Types […]

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Tips on Growing from Seed

I know I may be a little late with this post but better late than never right? When planting my garden I do about 1/2 plants and 1/2 seeds. I’ve started some seeds directly outdoors about a month ago; lettuce, spinach, carrots, beans and radishes. I also started seeds indoors; yellow grape tomatoes, heirloom zucchini, long hot peppers, and melons.  […]

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Free Garden Planner

I am seriously loving my new Garden Planner from Mothering Earth News. I just got an email from them today and I now know what plants I can start either under cover or inside for my garden. All I need to do now is go outside and rake, rake and rake some more…I can tell you […]

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Composting 101

Since moving to the Philadelphia area and starting our garden about 4 years ago we wanted to compost. I seriously can’t believe it’s taken us this long to finally get a real compost bin a few weeks back. Now I can’t imagine not doing it, composting has become a real family affair around here. My […]

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