I’ve never proclaimed myself to be a great gardener. In fact, I’m much closer to the other end of the spectrum and consider myself lucky if my three remaining zucchini plants collectively produce just one zucchini for the season. There’s a reason why I grow more food in water than in dirt! Like the growingClick to Continue »
Hold the phone. I just found out you can regrow food in water without dirt. Could gardening get any better when you have two black thumbs? I think not. And my black thumbs aren’t the only reason I’ve been hesitant to garden. It can be costly too, but ever since I found ways to water my gardenClick to Continue »
This year is my second gardening season. As a successful graduate of the “first time gardener” club, I’ve learned how to: kill zucchini kill yellow squash kill grey-striped fruit flies make homemade ketchup Yep, that first year learning curve sure was steep!
Last year was my first year gardening and with it came LOTS of lessons learned. I learned about the plants. About water. About food. That if you’re not careful, creating a garden isn’t friendly to your grocery budget! I had the honor of sharing 7 things every first time gardener should know over at TheClick to Continue »
Um… no, I didn’t forget how to count. Yes, this is the month 5 update for our frugal garden. No, you didn’t miss month 3 and 4. Somehow, someway, those updates didn’t quite happen. But you guys forgive me, right? Lots has been happening in our little urban garden – both good and bad –Click to Continue »
My resident gardening expert is my friend Maria. She’s been gardening for YEARS and I’m quite the novice. Thankfully, she is full of awesome advice on all sorts of issues. She’s the one that helped me get rid of the grey flesh fruit flies that nearly decimated my tomatoes. She also has zucchini’s growing out herClick to Continue »
The title of this post says two months, but it’s really two months and one week. I got a bit overwhelmed last week and wasn’t able to get this out as planned… and rather than just giving you some of the update, what’s just one week so you can have all the awesomeness at once?Click to Continue »
Written by Mr. Crumbs. Mrs. Crumbs has been on a garden kick. Earlier this year she started a small potted garden, modeling her step-mother and good friend who successfully garden every year. Roughly four weeks into the gardening season, when all of the plants started sprouting in her egg crate planter, she quickly realized weClick to Continue »