25 Vegetables You Can Grow in Shade | Empress of Dirt
There are many vegetables you can grow in shade. Most vegetables actually do best with dappled or part shade to protect them from the hot, dry sun. I've got 25 suggestions including peas, beets, and more.
starting to plan our garden — THE PLACE HOME
On Monday, I was suppose to take a class at Missouri Botanical Garden on organic spring gardening. I was all set to become totally inspired as well as increase my knowledge tenfold about how to grow organically. Unfortunately, I signed up late and never made it off the wait list. So it seems I am
Square Foot Gardening Layout
The ten basic tenets of square-foot gardening are: 1. Arrange your garden in squares, not rows. Lay it out in 4′x4′ planting areas. 2. Build boxes to hold a new soil mix above ground. 3. Space boxes 3′ apart to form walking aisles. 4. Fill boxes with Mel’s special soil mix: 1/3 blended compost, 1/3 peat moss, and 1/3 coarse vermiculite. 5. Make a permanent square foot grid for the top of each box. A MUST. 6. NEVER WALK ON YOUR GROWING SOIL. Tend your garden from the aisles. 7. Plant a…
Designing for Large-Scale Home Food Production | Family Food Garden
Garden design for home food production. When you're designing your garden for home food production you're looking for lots of yields. Here are some tips for garden design, visual large garden designs and great books that will help you.
What I'm Gardening This Week - Companion Planting » Growing Up Kemper
It’s time for another round of What I’m Gardening This Week! The weather is getting warmer, the sun is out just a tiny bit longer, and my seeds are itching to be planted soon. Next week, it’s time to plant the first round and put the DIY grow lights you created from last week to good use. This week, it’s all about choosing which vegetables and herbs can be planted by one another, and which ones cannot. It’s amazing the benefit that planting certain crops directly around one another. And in…
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This is beautiful salvaged screen door that I have painted red and added chalkboard panels into the areas that used to hold the screen. I left a little of the old screen intact in the middle portion, and and it also has the original handle. The details on this door are so pretty! It measures 32" wide by 80" tall. Please message me for zip code specific shipping information or for local pick up! I used the UPS Ground shipping calculator, but shipping might vary based on your location.