Tag: vegetables

Seed Catalogs

I have been a home vegetable gardener in Georgia for about 18 years now and thoroughly enjoy the time spent in my home vegetable garden. Over the years, my gardens have started out small, grown to almost a half acre, and back down to a more manageable 500 sq. feet. I'm not a professional or educated horticulturalist so if you are looking for a professional blog to read, you will not find it here. If you haven't started a garden yet, stick around to learn from an amateur gardener. From container gardening to raised bed gardening, you will find it all here. Be sure to read our older blog posts for some additional history of my journey. Anyone can be a home vegetable gardener because all you need is dirt and a love for growing vegetables and flowers.

Here are some of my favorite companies for unique seeds for your garden. Alpha Garlic Farm Garlic – spanish roja, german red, and german white. Order by email or phone. No print catalog. Amishland Seeds Organically grown heirloom vegetable seeds – tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, beans & peas. A few flowers and some rare vegs as [Continue]

The garden is almost ready

I spent a lot of time on the garden this weekend.  Here are a couple pictures of the progress so far.  I have the following vegetables planted so far.  I will post a longer list of activities as the season progresses. Better Boy Tomatoes (5) Big Boy Tomatoes (5) Yellow Hierloom Tomatoes (2) Goliath Tomatoes (6) [Continue]

Planning Your Garden Series

Planning Your Garden Good planning is essential to a successful vegetable garden. Vegetables have specific requirements and you must choose your site carefully to ensure a bountiful harvest. Here are the basics you need to consider before you select your seeds. Test Your Soil Drainage is the soil’s ability to absorb moisture and let excess [Continue]

Meet my neighbors

Hello all, We have been debating whether we should move the vegetable garden that we built next to the swimming pool to a larger area outside of the safety of the fence.  If you have been following this blog then you are probably already aware of the nice raised beds that we built last Spring [Continue]