Tag: grow your own

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share- Week 4 -strawberries

April is finally here and we are all ready to start focusing on some deliciously sweet treats in the garden – strawberries! These are some of our absolute favorites to include in the garden. Here are some of are strawberries we’d like to share… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Photo Share- Week 4 -strawberries”

Six on Saturday 3•28•20

It’s still too cold to get things going in the outdoor garden up here where we live in zone 5. My new lettuce seeds arrived which is good since the Tower Garden is ready to be fully harvested of it’s lettuce soon and that… Continue Reading “Six on Saturday 3•28•20”

Six on Saturday : Our Tower Garden & Cold Frames

It’s still cold here in zone 5 where we live in New Hampshire. The garden’s raised beds are still mostly frozen with the exception of the bed that has our cold frames on it. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy our garden and start growing some heathy and delicious food.

Q&A Thursday Live – July 11th, 2019

We get a lot of questions from clients about growing garlic – so we are going to discuss that today. The number one question we are asked about growing garlic is when can I harvest my garlic?   Garlic is great to grow – easy,… Continue Reading “Q&A Thursday Live – July 11th, 2019”

January is the time to plan and dream

It’s mid-January already and the seed catalogs have begun to trickle in, promising beautiful, delicious fruits and vegetables to satiate anyone’s palette. It’s been two years and three months since we moved up to New Hampshire. Since we moved up in the fall of… Continue Reading “January is the time to plan and dream”

Healthy Soil and It’s Importance in the Garden

What Makes Food Nutritious? Did you ever stop and wonder what exactly makes our food nutritious?  Not delicious, but nutrient-rich.  Some people may believe that what makes food nutritious comes from the seed when in fact it comes from the soil. There are 17… Continue Reading “Healthy Soil and It’s Importance in the Garden”

Mistaken identity: Sweet Potatoes and Yams

Sweet potato vines trailing out of the raised bed Is it a Yam or a Sweet Potato? For decades people have been made to think they’re eating yams, when most likely they are eating sweet potatoes. So where did all the confusion start? well… Continue Reading “Mistaken identity: Sweet Potatoes and Yams”

A Bountiful Summer leads to Several Seeds to Save

“I have often thought that if heaven had given me choice of my position and calling, it should have been on a rich spot of earth, well watered and near a good market for the production of the garden. No occupation is so delightful… Continue Reading “A Bountiful Summer leads to Several Seeds to Save”

Kids are back in school – time to seed the garden for fall!

A recent August harvest of potatoes, cucumbers, squash and beans It’s August and the garden is abundant with tomatoes ripening; beans dangling off their vines and peppers appearing in various shades. It’s been a summer season so far filled with cool wet days and… Continue Reading “Kids are back in school – time to seed the garden for fall!”

Speaking about Organic Gardening

I find when I sit down to start one of these presentations that I want to tell a story. The overall point being that we can all enjoy growing some of our own food and by doing so reap the multiple rewards that vegetable gardening brings to our bodies and our souls.