Category: companion planting

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share – Marigolds

We are obsessed with marigolds for all the good they do in the garden above and below ground. This week’s Homegrown Harvest Photo Share theme is marigolds!

When planting your garden don’t forget about Companion Planting

Companion planting has played a vital role in the survival of people throughout history. When companion plantings are used they help one another grow, thrive and produce higher yields efficiently and with little impact on the environment.

Vegetable Spotlight on Broccoli

Broccoli loves cool weather and should be added to the garden either by seed or transplant anytime from late April to May or late July and August to get either an early summer harvest or fall crop respectively. Plants will thrive in a fertile rich, well-drained soil.

Strawberry – FOTD- Berry

Yummy, yummy strawberries. This is one of the best garden plants for beginners since they are so easy to grown. Great for getting the children involved with gardening and learning to grow their own food too. Strawberries are perennials, so that means you plant… Continue Reading “Strawberry – FOTD- Berry”

Flower of the day 3•22•2020

I love zinnias in a garden, particularly in or near a veggie garden to bring a variety of pollinators. For that reason they are a fantastic companion plant. Zinnias are an annual which comes in a vast array of colorful choices.

Homegrown Harvest Q&A Thursday Live!

Thursday – May 23, 2019 Every Thursday live on Instagram @homegrown_harvest answers questions from followers about gardening and sustainable living. If you have any questions you would like answered, we would love to help out. Send your questions to info@homegrownharvest.com. I am worried about… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Q&A Thursday Live!”

Potato- Potahtoe

heirloom potatoes

Homegrown potatoes are some of the most delicious vegetables you will ever experience. Growing potatoes in grow bags is easy and fun to harvest!

Time to Dream and Plan

It may be cold outside, but winter is a good time to plan your spring garden!