I’ve been receiving a number of emails from people dismayed at the Common Ground Store’s closing. With such a sad loss in the community, I am hoping that this blog will alleviate some of the loss. The Common Ground Store was a hub for the local gardening community. It was probably the place that you bought your tomato seedlings, […]
Have you ever wondered why your plants aren’t looking bushy and beautiful? Ryan Batjiaka, an expert in soil and compost, gives us a sneak peek into his upcoming class called How to Keep Your Soil Healthy. “There are a number of ways poor soil health can give you a garden full of sad plants. Depending […]
In response to people asking when to flat vegetables for spring, we thought it best to update our planting calendar to explain the cycle of planting. Download our PDF planting calendar to plan out your spring flatting and transplanting, and hope for a bountiful harvest. To receive your PDF planting calendar, click the button below and sign up for our monthly […]
The first 11 entries in Master Chart in The Sustainable Vegetable Garden show how to grow the 10 most popular vegetables and soft fruits grown by gardeners in the U.S.
We are planning ahead for spring planting. Are you? Just this week, we flatted some purple broccoli, candy stripe beets, atomic red carrots, snowball cauliflower, and snow peas. Check out our planning sheet below by clicking on the graphic, then order your seeds soon! Remember that you should flat your seeds a few weeks before you plan to transplant (TP). Notice that […]