Many people who maintain gardens have a large amount of organic waste, from grass clippings to leaves and dead plants. Unfortunately, many waste money and time having these wastes transported to a landfill. It isn’t just a waste of good compost; it’s a waste of everything that goes into the process of transporting it (the garbage man’s time, the money you pay for the removal, etc). It is truly a travesty. Read the rest of this entry »
Autumn can yield good vegetables, provided you select the right varieties and plant them in appropriate time according to the farm calendar. There are a number of varieties which will grow in the open and may require Read the rest of this entry »
Growing your own garden is a wonderful way to improve home and health. Tasty fresh vegetables or colorful flowers surely improve one’s health and outlook on life. Read the rest of this entry »
The following is a reprint from another source, but Green Thumb Gardener likes it…
Secrets of Green Thumb Gardening – It’s All in Your Coffee!
By Timothy S. Collins
Gardeners tend to fall into two categories: the green-thumbed who perform horticultural magic and the black-thumbed who do only horticultural wrong despite all efforts to the contrary. The reality is we can be one of the other at different times in our lives. To be green-thumbed or black-thumbed depends upon Read the rest of this entry »
Gardening is like being a good parent: you always think first in terms of meeting the needs of the garden. You take care of the soil, the soil provides for the plants, the plants produce food for you. So the three most important things in gardening are: Read the rest of this entry »