Tag: garden

To Compost or Not to Compost

I have always wanted to build a compost bin so I can harvest “black gold” for my garden vegetables.  But, this concept has alluded me for years now.  I know it is supposed to be very easy to compost garden and yard waste (waste as in plant materials), but I have just been too lazy [Continue]

Spring is coming early this year…To Georgia

It bodes well to all fellow Georgia gardeners that we will have an early Spring.  At least according to Gen. Beauregard Lee.  The South’s iconic groundhog, Gen. Beauregard Lee, waddled out of his “Weathering Heights” mansion and failed to see his shadow on the Georgia red dirt.  The development bodes well for warm weather.  But does [Continue]

Everything You Need To Know About Seeds – Part 1

In this 3 part series, I will be covering everything you need to know about seeds.  From where to get seeds, how to start seeds, some equipment that you need and how to care for your new seeds and seedlings.  I’m not an expert on seeds and have only saved a few of my more [Continue]

Building Raised Beds

Okay, it’s time to get this party started. The plan for this weekend is to build (2) 4x8x8 raised beds.  I already have the pressure treated wood (see previous post about the type of pressure treated wood used) and will be assembling them this weekend.  It’s really easy to build the beds with little to [Continue]

My Vegetable Gardening Journey Begins…

Greetings to all of my gardening friends. My name is Chris and I have decided to start writing about my gardening escapades for everyone to read.  I am hoping to provide some humor as well as practical tips to my readers that describe my gardening journey. My wife and I are looking for a new [Continue]