How to Build a Wood Raised Bed Garden for Beginners – Video

This is a great video series by Stephen of Alberta Urban Garden. In this episode he covers everything you need to know about raised bed gardening, including how to build the raised bed enclosure.  His goal is to create a raised bed garden that’s both usable for years and as inexpensive as possible. He discusses: […]

How to Help Tall, Thin, Leggy Plants

A common problem gardeners face when starting their seeds is tall, thin, leggy seedlings. The plants shoot up and lean toward the light source and sometimes fail to thrive. In this gardening tips post, SeedsNow explains what causes thin, leggy seedlings and provides 5 easy tips to correct the problem   Click on the How to […]

A Vegetable Garden Growing Guide

This is a great, quick start infographic, that gives you all of the information you need to plant, grow and harvest some of the more popular vegetables. The Urban Organic Gardener covers: Soil Preparation Sowing the Seeds Harvesting Storage Threats Nutritional Information You’ll find the above information for the following vegetables: Carrots Peas Leeks Lettuce […]

100 Expert Gardening Tips, Ideas and Projects that Every Gardener Needs to Know

This is a terrific collection of gardening tips, projects and ideas collected by Vanessa. It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned gardener or a novice. There’s excellent gardening information here for everyone. Vanessa also provides a link to a tutorial for every tip, idea and project. Here are just a few of the tips, tricks, ideas and […]

Everything You Need to Know About Bokashi Composting

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Bokashi is Japanese for “fermented organic matter.” Although it’s often referred to as a composting method, it’s really an anaerobic fermentation process.I’ve heard this described as pickling your organic waste. When you use the Bokashi Method you layer organic scraps (fruits, veggies, meat, […]

Deter Garden Pests Naturally with Homemade Hot Pepper Spray

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. I don’t know a gardener who hasn’t been faced with flower or vegetable leaves that suddenly looked like Swiss cheese. It’s an awful experience. Some insect is using your garden for dinner. Beetles. Grubs. Who knows? It’s often hard to catch them in […]

5 Easy Small Vegetable Garden Ideas to Try

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. There are some really neat small vegetable garden ideas in this article. If you see an option you like, click on the link for more details. There’s one option that is perfect for indoor gardening, even during the winter. It’s a commercial product, […]

How to Use Eggshells in the Garden

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Calcium from eggshells is very helpful to garden soil. It both moderates soil acidity and provides nutrients for your plants.  In this article, Patrick first explains how to prepare the eggshells from drying them out to pulverizing them. He then shares different ways to apply […]

The 10 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Pruning Roses

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. If you grow roses in your garden, this is an extremely helpful article about pruning roses. How much to prune off When to prune What to cut with What type of cuts to make What not to cut What to avoid after pruning […]

How to Prepare Leftover Coffee Grounds for the Garden

Adding coffee grounds to garden soil can improve the levels of acidity, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, and copper. In this article, Rosemary first explains how she prepares coffee grounds so that they don’t get moldy. This method gives you a supply of coffee grounds that you can use to directly apply to soil (not compost). She […]