Fruit tree Planting & Care Tips

Fruit tree Planting & Care Tips

Now that you have selected your fruiting tree, there are a few things that are essential to know. Location Three considerations are important in choosing a spot for your tree: Sun – Fruit trees need at least a half day of sun. Soil – Soil must be...

Herbs & Veggies – Plant Your Fall Crop

I don’t stop preparing food in the fall so I don’t stop growing my own food either! Growing vegetables and herbs isn’t just for spring or summer. You can add fall planting to your garden calendar and keep that kitchen garden producing the good stuff. While...
Pesto – Summer and the Living is Easy!

Pesto – Summer and the Living is Easy!

Pesto is certainly one of the easiest recipes to prepare. If you haven’t tried it yourself then the time has come! You can buy it in a jar but to really appreciate the flavor, make it with the freshest herbs possible, the ones you’ve grown! It’s believed the basic...
Growing Tips for Edibles – July

Growing Tips for Edibles – July

Vegetables Plants that will be ready for harvesting this month include, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, cucumbers, kale, lettuce, peas, potatoes, radishes, summer squash, carrots, tomatoes, turnips and peppers. Harvest vegetables regularly as they ripen. This will...
Raised Beds – Soil Needs

Raised Beds – Soil Needs

Soil for Raised Bed Planters: Use any pre-mixed soil specifically for planting such as Coast of Maine Penobscot Planting Mix. Mix Your Own Soil: Here’s a good recipe for growing vegetables in the ground: Use 60% topsoil. If you’re using your own, you may...