Your Guide to Growing Lettuce in Containers 

Rhonda introduces this post with: “For years I struggled with how and when to grow lettuce. So, I decided to try growing lettuce in containers. For three years now, we’ve enjoyed more lettuce than I could have ever imagined. Growing lettuce in containers makes it easy to weed, control disease and harvest seeds.” Rhonda goes on to discuss: […]

Growing Tomatoes and Vegetables In Containers

Julie provides 10 tips that will help you to  grow tomatoes in containers. Container gardening allows you to grow this veggie on patios, balconies, rooftops, and in gardens with poor soil. As Julie says: “Growing tomatoes in pots levels the home garden playing field, bringing a crop of homegrown ‘maters within reach for almost anyone, regardless […]

Small Vegetable Garden Plans and Ideas

Vegetable Gardening Online has an excellent article about creating a small-space vegetable garden.  This is fro their post: “Thinking of starting a small vegetable garden at home? Here are a few easy tips and ideas to help you plan! Square foot, container and other small plot garden plans are perfect for growing vegetables when space […]

Row Cover System : Dave’s Square Foot Garden

In this article, Dave discusses how a check of his garden revealed a variety of pests like white cabbage moths and flea beetles were dining on his #plants. They were attacking both his in-ground and raised bed plants. So Dave decided to protect his garden with row covers. He explains how he set the covers up. […]

Prepping for Fall Planting and Gardening

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Carole starts prepping her garden and planting in July for the plants she wants to see in the Fall. In this article she explains how she prepared a raided bed garden for a little crop of miniature pumpkins. She uses a Hoss Wheel […]

Our New Melon Garden – Stage One: Tilling and Planting

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. After her husband got a new tractor with a rototiller and front bucket loader, they decided to put in a melon and squash garden. I have tractor envy. This is a wonderful way to till and prepare garden soil. Lisa explains how they […]

15 Fruits And Veggies You Can Secretly Grow Inside Your Home

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. This is an interesting article that details 15 fruits and veggies you can grow indoors. There are links to tutorials that explain how to grow each new plant indoors. Here’s just one example: You know the bushy roots that sometimes grow out of […]

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, […]

53 Favorite Backyard Projects

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. If you’re looking for inspiration and tutorials for backyard projects to tackle this summer, this article could help you! Sunset has collected 53 different backyard projects. Some would work well in smaller spaces. There’s a wide variety of DIY projects: fun, gardening, furniture, […]

5 Easy Vegetables to Plant With Your Kids

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Doña first explains how she has included her daughter in the gardening process in her home. When her daughter was 2, she showed her how to plant carrot seeds, nurture them, harvest them and then decide how to eat them. Gardening with your […]