Potato Towers – Which Varieties to Grow and Other Tips for Success

Potato Towers – Which Varieties to Grow and Other Tips for Success

Planting potatoes in potato towers with straw and soil is an excellent alternative growing option to avoid having to dig up your potatoes (and risk injuring the potatoes in the process). This modified raised bed method also helps to save garden space, making it a great choice for small gardens.

Small Garden Ideas – 10 Tips to Grow More Food in Less Space

Small Garden Ideas – 10 Tips to Grow More Food in Less Space

Small gardens have seen big growth in recent years. From rooftop gardens to urban homesteads, people are taking back the control of their food supply by planting vegetable gardens in front yards, backyards, patios and anywhere else they have a little space – even kitchen counters. Through creative gardening techniques, people are growing enough food…

Grow Pole Beans on a Bean Trellis for Easy Picking and Preserving

Grow Pole Beans on a Bean Trellis for Easy Picking and Preserving

We grow pole beans because green beans are my boys’ favorite vegetable, and growing up instead of out gives us more green beans in less space. This post includes easy step by step instructions for growing pole beans, the best pole bean trellis and pole bean varieties, how to save seed from pole beans, pole…

Transform Your Landscape with Vertical Gardening – Grow More Food in Less Space

Transform Your Landscape with Vertical Gardening – Grow More Food in Less Space

Often when people start talking about integrating a garden or other food crops into the landscape, the design ideas still tend to focus on two dimensional diagrams. How many fruit or veggie plants can I fit per square foot? While there’s nothing wrong with this per se, it means you’re missing out on some great…