Tag : Gardening on a Budget

How to Grow a Small Space Salad Garden

What could be easier than growing salad in a box? It’s one of my favorite ways to grow greens, herbs, strawberries, and any other shallow rooted kitchen garden veg — flowers included. I’ve used the same set of pine, wine…

2 Comments / 428 View / June 4, 2017

DIY Wine Box Herb Garden

  Ask any foodie the secret to making everyday meals come to life and 9 times out of 10 it will be fresh herbs. Like a cache of flavor and fragrance, fresh herbs are your ticket to a whole new…

0 Comments / 756 View / June 13, 2016

Make Your Own Seed Starting Mix | DIY Gardening

Your next bumper crop is right around the corner, waiting in a handful of seeds. If only all the seeds we planted grew past that awkward stage from youth to adolescence, into prosperous and fruitful adults, beating the odds of damping-off…

5 Comments / 1949 View / March 6, 2015

How to Grow Potatoes in a Bag

  I love the idea of growing more in less space, especially if I spend little to no money and glean greater benefits, and I love home grown potatoes. There’s something magical (childhood magical) about digging through the earth to find…

8 Comments / 959 View / September 6, 2014

Dirt-to-Dinner

  Dirt-to-dinner, garden-to-table, farm-to-fork, fork-to-mouth… what does it all mean? Not long ago I got a call from an old friend, Greg Gearheart. He’s an organizer of a Dirt to Dinner event in Sacramento and water resource engineer. Apparently Sacramento…

0 Comments / 87 View / May 11, 2014