Little Big Garden Helpers

Everyone knows the basic garden equipment and tools you'll need when you start gardening. Shovel? check. Trowel? check. Gloves? check. 

Experienced gardeners slowly accumulate their own personal collection of unusual tools, gadgets, and supplies they find themselves using again and again. I present to you my little stash of helpers. 

First though, a little context. I garden at a community garden and gardeners have to bring...

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Must-Have Herbs to Grow Fresh

People don't always think of herbs when thinking about putting in a garden. If you cook at home, growing herbs is one of the easiest ways to get a "return" on your gardening. 

The price of fresh herbs at the grocery store is outrageous. I understand why they the price is high - most herbs are low-volume sellers and they end up throwing out much of their herbs when they go bad. The higher price compensates for the waste. For $3...

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Gardener's Mindset: Stack the Odds in Your Favor

Starting small and starting with crops that are very likely to succeed in your area is a great approach. There is so much to learn and experience in gardening, starting with easy crops takes one variable out of the equation.

Planning for Success

Everyone has their opinion which are easy to grow... but if you ask a number of people, websites, and Google, you'll notice some common suggestions.

Find a mentor and follow their...

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