Tag: raised bed gardening

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share: Kale

Kale is one of those easy to grow geens that is super good for you, a real nutritional powerhouse. Too bad, we don’t really like it especially since I have had such great success growing it. I let some kale go to seed so… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Photo Share: Kale”

The Benefits of Raised Garden Beds

The art of gardening has a long history and where there is a long history there is enough folklore and gardener’s tales to last you a lifetime of reading. The old school ways which may bring to mind the garden our grandparents’ and great… Continue Reading “The Benefits of Raised Garden Beds”

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It’s Never Too Late to Start to a Vegetable Garden!

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A look back at weather 2015

The end of 2015 causes me pause to reflect on the season of 2015.  The weather more than anything else dominated my thoughts much of the season and provided us with plenty of challenges.  For Homegrown Harvest it was our third growing season as… Continue Reading “A look back at weather 2015”

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!”