It’s my favorite time of the year – gardening season!!! Well, almost. The soil temperature has been too cold to even plant peas but my basement is full of beautiful little seedlings just doing what they were designed to do – grow!
I have a feeling that you’re feeling the same way if the traffic on my gardening posts is any indication. I thought it would be fun to put my top 10 gardening posts all in one spot. There’s a lot of information packed into these posts to help you get ready for gardening season.
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And here they are in no particular order:
Lasagna Gardening is a great way to build soil, and that’s vital to a thriving garden.
Vegetable Gardening 101 is a post I put together for beginners. I’ve made the mistakes so that you don’t have to!!!
A healthy garden requires healthy soil. And rototillers damage soil. Read why it’s better not to use them in my post Why Rototillers May Be More Harmful Than Helpful in an Organic Garden.
No need to buy pots when you can make your own from newspaper. Learn how in this post: Seed Starting Pots From Newspaper.
Do you have packages of old seed and you’re unsure whether they are still good? You can test them and it’s easy! Testing Old Seed for Viability
Planting small seed can be a problem. The solution? Make Your Own Seed Tape
Ok, you’re ready to start seeds but you’re wondering if you need to purchase expensive plant lights, or if you can just use shop lights. This post will help: Can Fluorescent Shop Lights Be Used to Start Seeds.
Tomato plants can grow tall and need support. Find out how my husband built an amazing tomato trellis for me: Building a Trellis for Tomato Plants
Want to start an argument among gardeners? Mention using hay in the garden. Find out why that’s exactly what I do: Using Hay vs Straw in the Garden
And last, but certainly not least, my post on using alfalfa in the garden. I absolutely do not garden without it!!! 10 Benefits of Using Alfalfa in Your Garden
To learn how to build a garden that builds healthy soil, be sure to check out my eBook The Art of Gardening: Building Your Soil. You really can become a better gardener, and you really can grow healthy, nourishing produce. It’s all about the soil! Click here to buy now.