Now that we have decided to engage in small space gardening and have chosen between traditional gardening, raised bed vegetable gardening, or container gardening, it is time to get the scoop on the dirt we will be using.
In our small space gardening, adding water from the top benefits both the gardener and the plants. Plants gain controlled watering to the spot where they need it most and the gardener benefits by spending time in the great outdoors.
Vegetable gardening is one way to return to the “basics” of living while providing a healthy eating lifestyle for yourself and your family. There just doesn’t seem to be much comparison between vegetables (or even fruits) that you have harvested from your own garden …
If you are looking to make your small space gardening a little less back breaking and easier on the joints, then you need to consider raised bed gardening. For more information continue ….
The small space gardening gardener wishing to take proper care of his or her garden will let the garden tell them when it is time for a drink. Just like with humans, there are different stages of growth, with each requiring its own attention.
The most important of gardening tips is to ensure that the foundation of our artistic masterpiece of a garden, our soil, is in tip top shape. In this post we look a some tips for testing our soil for pH level and for Nitrogen, Phosphorous, and Potassium levels.
Small Space Gardening will be greatly enhanced by utilizing the ancient balanced and companion planting techniques utilized by Native Americans and demonstrated by their Three Sister Gardens.
Small space gardening, including container gardening, depends upon a proper foundation of growing medium. Do we use gardening soil, potting soil, or potting mix? This is a question that has been around for some time and this post makes some observations in the differences.
The fruits and vegetables of our small space gardening plot has been plentiful and delicious. The growing season seems so short. In this first post of a 2 part post we look at a couple of gardening tips to extend the season.
The fruits and vegetables of our small space gardening plot has been plentiful and delicious. The growing season seems so short. In this second post of our 2 part series we look at a couple of gardening tips to extend the season.