Our Beginner Gardening Tips / Raised Garden Bed Tips | A Hosting Home
Summer Garden Update When I started sharing about our new DIY raised garden beds this summer on Instagram, I would have never imagined that y’all would be as invested as I was! We started our garden as a way for me to keep myself busy this summer as we went into this season without our […]
How to grow strawberries and asparagus the permaculture way
Learn how to grow strawberries and asparagus in the same plot and raise 1000 lbs of food from one planting, with simple upkeep to produce food for years.
I learned about vertical gardening at my recent month-long workshop on Ecovillage Design Education at Findhorn in Northern Scotland. I have since found it in several books. We planted potatoes in the vertical garden we started, but you can plant anything that would grow in the ground in a vertical garden! Apparently carrots turn out a little wonky shaped, and I would imagine other root veggies do too, but who cares about the shape if you have yummy carrots! As a general rule, it would take…
An improved hugelkultur bed for older homesteaders | Joybilee® Farm | DIY | Herbs | Gardening |
Hugelkultur is a method of making a garden bed using waste wood and available nitrogen, that preserves those nutrients and gives them up to growing plants over several seasons. Like compost, a hugelkultur bed or hugel bed makes use of carbon and nitrogen to decompose and create humus, while generating both heat and moisture. Hugelkultur ... Read More about An improved hugelkultur bed for older homesteaders
Small Raised Vegetable Garden Ideas
Vegetable gardening has lately become just as popular as going to the grocery store fore produce. Vegetable gardening can produce vegetable that are usually cheaper than store bought, and vegetables from a home vegetable garden definitely taste better by far. Vegetable gardening is no different than growing herbs or flowers and if the proper steps are taken and the plants are give the proper care they will flourish and produce very tasty vegetables.