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 […]

Start a Simple Container Garden Early – YouTube

This is a great video by Stephen that discusses how to start a container garden early in the season. He saw the advantage of container gardening when he moved his figs and mini-grape plants fro the garage out into the sun. He over wintered these plants because they aren’t considered hardy in his growing zone. […]

Problems with Bird Seed in the Garden

  Feeding birds encourages them to stay within visual contact, but there are bird seed types that may affect your prized plants. Use caution when purchasing wild bird seed to avoid excess waste, allelopathic effects and unwanted pests.   In this article, Bonnie discusses the best way to place bird feeders in your garden so […]

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. […]

40 Genius Space-Savvy Small Garden Ideas and Solutions

If you have a small garden, a garden with poor soil, a patio, balcony or rooftop – YOU CAN GARDEN! There are so many different ways to incorporate a garden into a small space. This article discusses 40 different small garden ideas. If you see an idea you like, just click the link under the […]

Top Tips for Great Fall Gardens

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Vicki shares some great tips to help you to have a productive garden this fall. Gardening is not just for the spring and summer. She discusses the following: Favored crops for the Fall Hardy Fall Varieties – What Veggies You Should Grow Timing […]

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 […]

24 DIY Garden Projects Anyone Can Make

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. There are a lot of projects that will enhance your backyard or garden and make it a more inviting place to spend time with family and friends. This article shares 24 DIY garden projects. If you see a project that looks interesting, just […]

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 Build a Raised Planter Bed for Under $50 For Your Next Garden Project DIY

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Check out this step-by-step tutorial on making a raised bed planter. This design uses 4 raised legs that are buried in holes in the soil. This gives the planter additional stability. There are also photographs of other raised bed gardens. I liked the […]