How to Grow Cucumbers in Containers

There’s a LOT of information packed into this article. Kerry shares helpful tips to help you to successfully grow cucumbers in containers. She covers the following: What container is the best and Why? How much sun is best for cucumbers? What kind of soil should you use? What kind of fertilizer do cucumbers need? Are […]

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 […]

How to Grow Green Beans in Containers

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Green beans are easy to grow in containers. This article explains everything you need to know about successfully growing pole green beans or bush green beans in your container garden. You’ll learn: Best containers for growing green beans When to plant Where to […]

How to Plant Hanging Upside Down Tomatoes

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Upside Down tomato planters are popular. DIY tutorials usually use 5 gallon buckets. As Zoe_Roses notes, these planters are usually pretty ugly. Here, she shares her tutorial for making upside down tomato planters in large Coco Baskets. You can hang them from a […]