Bringing Back the Victory Garden
The War Food Administration restarted efforts to encourage gardening with the National Victory Garden Program established by US Agriculture Secretary Claude Wickard.
Conserving Water with Rain Barrels
By simply constructing and installing a rain barrel, you can aid in the conservation of this resource.
Growing Blueberries for Beginners
Blueberry plants are perennials, so once an initial investment is made, they will keep producing for years if properly cared for and maintained.
Growing Broccoli for Beginners
Broccoli is an easy vegetable to grow and packs a punch of nutrition!
Growing Grapes for Beginners
Grapes can be enjoyed as table grapes or processed into products, such as jellies, juice, wine and raisins.
Growing Strawberries for Beginners
As perennial plants, strawberries can be grown in the home garden, raised beds, high tunnels, containers or hanging baskets.
Insects In The Garden
In order to know when pest damage is present, it’s critical to recognize what a healthy plant looks like.
Low Tunnels For Beginners
Low tunnels are temporary structures that are approximately 4 feet tall and 3 to 6 feet wide.
Planning Your Garden
Growing a garden can be a relaxing hobby and is an excellent way to provide food for your family.
Starting seeds indoors can be a rewarding experience as you watch the change from seed to seedling to a thriving plant, producing tasty produce or beautiful blooms.
Setting Up A Garden
In these times of staying at home, growing your own food is seeing a surge in popularity. For the inexperienced gardener, selecting a proper site is the most important first step.
Soil Testing for Beginning Gardeners
Soil testing determines the extractable soil phosphorus (P), potassium (K), calcium (Ca) and magnesium (Mg) as well as the soil acidity reflected as pH.
Variety Selection for the Home Garden
Selecting proper varieties for your garden is a crucial part of preparing for the growing season.