If you want weed-free seedbeds for next spring—you better hop to it now. A little work today will save much work come spring. Fall sown hardy annual seeds are some of the easiest and most rewards spring flowers to grow if you prevent the weeds! The Weed Seed Situation Garden soil has millions of weed
Floating Row covers can prevent so many problems in the garden, I’m not sure if I would still be gardening if it wasn’t for them. They help prevent pest damage, protect plants from the elements and so much more. I am never caught without row covers on hand. Covering plantings of flowers, herbs, and vegetables
Don’t miss the ‘How-to use the stand-up garden hoe’ video below. Is it just a dream to have a weed-free growing season? It’s not if you plan on preventing weeds! We use two planting methods on the farm and each has its own plan of weed prevention. About weed seeds… First, a little about those weed
There is no more welcoming time of year in the garden then when all the Garden Gold starts piling up around here. What am I talking about? Bags of leaves of course. For the next couple of months we gather and put down leaves on the farm like crazy, you might say they are our secret
I am often asked how I use row covers on my farm. Below are the reasons to use, how to use, and when to remove. In all installation during warm-to-hot weather hoops are recommended to create more air space under the cover. I use the lightweight floating row cover because it is the most versatile.
We bring leaves home by the truckload to make leaf mold and to use as mulch in our gardens. Who knew building super soil could be free and easy! The only ingredient required are leaves and they are falling to the ground now and waiting for you. The Gift of Grandpa Ziegler The #1 question