Things to Remember When Planting Crops During Winter

Gardening crops during the winter season can be challenging, but with a few tips and tricks, this is possible. Moreover, you’ll realize that these fruits, even smaller can actually be sweeter in taste. So are you ready to take on the challenge? Read on to learn more.   Harvesting Citrus Fruits During Winter   Is…

Veggies to Consider Planting this Winter Season

Are you planning to plant vegetables even during the cold winter season? Are you thinking if this is even possible?   Well, there are some vegetables you can still plant and harvest amidst the cold winter season. Here are some of them:   Brassicas Family   Yes! Even with a light freeze, these greens can…

Early Winter Gardening Tips

Gardening Tips for Early Winter – November to December   It’s not true that there’s nothing that you can do with your garden during the winter. Here are some tips on how you will be able to tend to your garden for the months November to December:   It is ideal to plant indoor plants…

To Buy or Not To Buy a Plant Marker This Holiday Season?

You may have missed our Small Business Saturday 10% discount offer. You may have felt a bit bad that you weren’t able to make that purchase. So you wait for another opportunity when that discounted deal is offered again. You keep on waiting until you realize that it’s not coming back anytime soon. What do…

A Gardener’s Guide to Beating the Winter Blues

It’s clear that winter in Iowa is a good time for hibernating. When December rolls around you’ve shut down your summer garden and moved what you can indoors. It’s dark in the morning when you go to work and dark when you come home at night. Then there’s the weather rollercoaster. For a while, it’s…

Winter Gardening Hacks: Helping Your Veggies Thrive Indoors (Part 2)

In our last post, we discussed the best ways to get your indoor garden up and running during the colder months. Since you’ll probably want to grow more than carrots and garlic, we’re expanding on the topic a little bit further today. Getting Your Peppers Poppin’ Sweet peppers are such a staple that giving them…

Winter Gardening Hacks: Helping Your Veggies Thrive Indoors

Winter can be a bummer. It’s cold outside, the snow is falling, the wind is howling, and you have to wait for warm weather to return before you can work in your garden again. But who says you can’t continue to grow fresh organic veggies in your home during the frigid months? The cold doesn’t…

Proven Strategies for Year-Round Harvest

There several great ways to enhance your harvesting experience and timeframe. Below are some tips we’ve gathered that will help you get the most from your organic garden. 1. Make your growing season longer You can create a warmer climate that will last longer into the year. Create sheltered, sun-facing walls so your plants will…

Six Winter Gardening Activities 

As we head into the colder months, and no doubt you’ve closed your garden for the summer, now is an ideal time to start making plans for spring. To help you get started on important tasks and keep your green thumb going throughout the winter, here are some helpful pointers: 1) Get writing Stay organized…

8 Gardening Tasks You Should Do This Winter

To most gardeners, winter is the time to relax and allow the garden to rest ahead of the next growing season. Though this is allowed, hanging up all gardening tools is not advisable. It is a time to learn new things and implement a few winter gardening tips that you may have learned. Winter is…

How to Awaken Your Organic Garden After Winter

No matter where you live this is for sure, your organic garden needs you most right after winter. Whether temperatures get well below zero in your region or not, your organic garden has endured over 12 weeks of reduced sunlight and a limited supply of nutrients. Because of these conditions, you’re going to want to…