I am a true lover of Kentucky Wonder pole beans, I've been planting them for the last 30 years. They are a non-GMO bean so you can save your seeds. They are also wonderful for green bean teepees for the kids. I always inter-plant them with Morning Glories for a truly stunning arbor vine, but this … [Read more...] about Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans Are Awesome For A Bean Teepee!
Gardening is work and good tools can make all the difference. I've spent a lot of money on garden tools through the years between rummage sales and buying new. Sometimes you think you have exactly what you need and you get it home and work with it, and well, it just doesn't perform as … [Read more...] about Bev’s Favorite Garden Tools
For all of the hype about square foot gardening and raised beds, when two of my sisters, both avid and experienced gardeners (better than I am) stopped by last week, we had a little discussion and all decided that raised beds and square foot gardening is less productive and harder than the time … [Read more...] about Why I Quit Square Foot Gardening and Went Back To Rows (11 Reasons)
Diatomaceous Earth dusted lightly inside or outside will kill ants, earwigs, cockroaches, millipedes, centipedes, crickets and silverfish usually within 24 hours. It is a deterent of fleas and any creature with an exoskeleton. DO NOT get into your eyes. Don't apply when windy. NOTE: Diatomaceous … [Read more...] about How To Make Organic Ant Killer
If you have a small garden plot and don't like digging it up every year, Three Sisters gardening may be for you! This is a Native American gardening technique that is at least 1,000 years old and can be varied to climate conditions. So, What Are The 3 Sisters? The Three Sisters are corn, beans, … [Read more...] about What Are the “Three Sisters?” [plus how to plant them]
I believe that composting must be both an art and a science because there are so many conflicting viewpoints. So, you all know that I bought this barrel composter essentially for what it would have cost me to build it. I thought you might benefit from some of my research into this method of … [Read more...] about Composting: Tumble Method