Where to Source Nitrogen For Your Garden

Nitrogen is one of the three macro-nutrients your garden requires to flourish. Thankfully, you have a plethora of source options. Plants require three macro-nutrients to grow. These nutrients are phosphorus, potassium, and nitrogen. If you’ve ever picked up a bag of plant fertilizer and seen three numbers written on the front, those numbers are theContinue reading “Where to Source Nitrogen For Your Garden”

Common Pests In My Garden

These Are a Few of the Pests That I Frequently See In My Garden and How I Manage Them Japanese Beetles Japanese Beetles are a common chewing insect. They originate in Japan, but have been in the US since the early 1900’s. They are most commonly found in the states east of the Mississippi River.Continue reading “Common Pests In My Garden”

Benefits of Using Nettle In Your Garden

Most People View Nettle As a Pesky Weed, But it Can Be Super Beneficial to Fruit and Vegetable Plants! What Is Nettle? Nettle’s Latin name is Urtica dioica. The Utica genus contains eighty different species of nettle which grow across the entire planet. While nettle can be found anywhere from Africa and Asia to NewContinue reading “Benefits of Using Nettle In Your Garden”

Making a “Garden Sandwich”

What Is a “Garden Sandwich” A “garden sandwich” is a method of garden preparation that is commonly used by natural and permaculture growers. It’s comprised of three simple layers and is used to build up new layers of soil. It’s goal is to reduce care needed to grow a successful garden as well as amendContinue reading “Making a “Garden Sandwich””

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