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Saving Tomato Seeds

Saving Tomato Seeds to Grow Next Year

What To Do About Saving Tomato Seeds You went and purchased a tomato plant to try. You loved those tomatoes that grew from that plant so much now you are wondering. How do you save tomato seeds? Well wonder no more! I’ll show you all about saving tomato seeds. Whats so Special About Tomatoes The tomato is actually a […]

Making Good Compost

Good Compost to grow great things part two

I’ve decided to write a good compost to grow great things part two because this is such a long winded subject. I couldn’t get all of this to fit into one already lengthy post. If you haven’t read the first part you can find it here: Compost to grow great things. I believe that anyone serious about gardening for […]

Good Compost

Good Compost to Grow great things

Making Good Compost to Grow great things. In the next two posts I will go over what I believe good Compost is, and what goes into making good compost. But first I need to make something clear, If you came here to read about how to make compost in 18 days, that’s not what were gonna […]

Basalt Rock Dust

Basalt Rock Dust helps grow plants

Basalt rock dust grows plants? Well let me explain. A while back I was driving down the road and turned on the radio. It was talk radio and they were discussing how the geysers in Yellowstone National Park work. Also about volcanic hot spots around the world and what makes Yellowstone in particular so special […]

Growing Beets

Growing the Lutz Green Leaf Beet

Seeds of the Alaska pea. You can find them here, Alaska Pea and Lutz Green Leaf beet. Here it is as I write this the middle of August in Michigan and I’m buying more garden seed. I’ve been trying to figure out good ways to keep the ground covered in the garden to have better soil […]

Weed the Garden

Weed your Garden in six easy steps

Weed your Garden in six easy steps. Nobody likes to weed the garden but I’m here to tell you if you want good healthy plants that grow vigorously. Plants that produce large delicious vegetables. You will need to do some weeding. It’s not hard work, especially if you do it often enough. It’s not something […]

Garden Soil Preparation

Garden Soil Preparation

Garden Soil Preparation After you have planned your garden and grown or purchased your baby plants, now it’s time for garden soil preparation. You have chosen the spot in your yard where the Garden will be, or you have built your raised beds. Maybe you decided to grow your plants in containers. The one thing […]

PruningYoung Fruit Trees

Pruning Young Fruit Trees

 Pruning young fruit trees can be a mystery and maybe a little scary for you if you don’t have any direction or anyone to show you how to do it. I’m going to help you get past all of that so you can go out into your landscape with some confidence and do it yourself. […]

Starting Seed

How to Start a Vegetable Garden Pt. 3 Starting Seed

Mark here again, I hope you are doing well. Today I’d like to talk to you about the next step, Starting seed for your vegetable garden. If you haven’t read the other two posts I encourage you to go back and read them. You can start by going here How to start a Vegetable Garden Pt. 1 it will show […]

Buying Seeds Online

How to start a Vegetable Garden Pt. 2 Buying Seed Online

Mark here, hope you’re doing well. Today I’d like to talk to you about Buying Seed Online for your vegetable garden. If you’ve never had a vegetable garden before or if you just want to know how to go about starting one I encourage you to go back and read How to start a Vegetable Garden […]