What Vegetables Should You Plant First?

Spring can be a chaotic time for organic gardeners, but planting in the spring always pays off in the long run. There’s nothing quite as satisfying as picking a fresh vegetable from your own garden after the long, cold winter months. Springtime in Iowa can be tricky for growing, however, since the weather often changes…

Springtime Bulbs You Can Start Growing Now

If you didn’t get your vegetable bulbs planted in the fall, don’t panic. There’s no time like the present to get things going for your organic garden. If the ground in your garden has thawed, or if you’re using planters, spring is the perfect time to sow the plants we’re discussing today because they will…

Spring Fertilization Tips for Your Garden

Taking care of your garden means feeding the soil first and not the plants. When you get used to this idea and put it into practice, you’ll start to see healthier plants, richer harvests, and successful gardens. Building rich soil means you’ll get better vegetable harvests so you can put clean, healthy food on the…

Easy Ways to Get Your Organic Garden Ready for Spring

When the sun starts shining brightly again and the air starts warming up, you’re probably anxious to get back in your garden. Whether this is your first garden or your thirty-first, there are some easy ways you can ensure your organic garden is ready for spring. 1. Do a quick clean-up During the colder months,…