SeedsNow – The Best Organic, Non-GMO, Untreated, Heirloom Seeds

 Now that Spring is here (Yay!), I wanted to share one of my favorite sites for buying garden seeds online.  Seeds Now has a huge assortment of organic, non-GMO heirloom seeds. These are open-pollinated seeds and are reasonably priced. They have veggie, herb, and fruit seeds. These are quality, heirloom seeds that grow really well. The […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Make a Space-Efficient Gardening Rack

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here.   This is the PERFECT gardening rack for small balconies! It’s easy to build, attach and remove. Another nice thing is when you open it, you can tend to your plants and flowers without bending over. Finally, because it attaches to the balcony […]

306 FREE Do It Yourself Garden and Landscape Project Plans and Guides

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. This article contains free DIY plans for greenhouses, compost bins, potting benches, garden gates, garden walks, birdhouses, garden furniture, sheds, waterfalls, and more. Lots of links and building plans. Click on the 306 FREE Do It Yourself Garden and Landscape Project Plans and […]

How to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Japanese Beetles can have a devastating effect on a garden. They especially like to eat roses, apples, peaches, plums and berries, but in a pinch they’ll eat anything in a garden. In this article, the Herb Gardener explains why Japanese Beetles are proliferating, […]

How to Make a Strawberry Pallet Planter (Includes a Video!)

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Tanya wrote a blog post last year about how to make a strawberry planter out of a wooden pallet. I featured the article because I loved both the repurposing of the wood and the wonderfully clean look of the final planter. Well now […]

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 […]