Health Benefits of Gardening

Health Benefits of Gardening

Gardening is not just for the aesthetic appeal! It has great physical, mental, and emotional benefits as well. From stress relief to immunity boosting, there are many health benefits of gardening! Here are a few key effects: 1. Reduces Depression / Stress Cortisol is...
4 Vegetables to Grow in the Winter

4 Vegetables to Grow in the Winter

What is the first season that comes to mind when you think of vegetable gardening? Spring? Summer? Contrary to popular belief, there are plenty of ways to grow vegetables all year round! While many crops thrive in warm weather, there are plenty of other vegetables...
6 Vegetables to Plant in the Fall

6 Vegetables to Plant in the Fall

6 Vegetables to Plant in the Fall As fall approaches and summer crops wind down, gardeners should begin planning their next crops! There are plenty of wonderful, easy to grow plants that you can easily grow through the season. Pull out those summer plants, clear out...
Composting 101: Composting  for Beginners

Composting 101: Composting for Beginners

What is Composting Compost is decayed organic matter that has been decomposed through a process called composting. This process includes compiling “organic materials that will eventually decompose into a soil-like substance that is used to help plants grow.” (1) Rich...
Vegetables to Plant in Late Summer

Vegetables to Plant in Late Summer

It’s the end of July which means summer is nearly over and you haven’t started planting yet…. Uh oh. Sounds like a disaster, right? Nope! There are plenty of plants that are best suited to thrive in the late summer months! In order to produce the best fall garden,...