Gardening


by Julie Branstetter, Th.B. On this page you will find a conglomeration of projects, photos and thoughts on gardening to help inspire you. I love to garden, it is one of the most relaxing and rewarding things I do. Even though it involves quiet a bit of work and time, with a few tips in hand, it is always time very well spent. Have any tips you've learned in the garden? Guest posts are always welcome!

Showing category "Gardening Supplies" (Show all posts)

NEED LOADS OF DIRT ON A BUDGET?

Posted by Julie Branstetter on Monday, April 16, 2012, In : Gardening Supplies 
Here is a great tip that I learned when attempting to fill my large garden beds with dirt last week.  If you've ever had to purchase potting soil or topsoil for your garden you know that a bag (1 cu. ft.) of dirt is anywhere from $3 to $8 a bag.  If you have a large garden bed to fill that is going to be expensive!!!  You want good dirt in your garden bed though so here is something you may try where you live.  You may never have to buy bags of dirt from a store again.  Most towns or cities h...

Continue reading ...
 

BUILD YOUR OWN GARDEN BEDS!

Posted by Julie Branstetter on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, In : Gardening Supplies 
So your dirt is no good huh?  Mine either, let's fix it!

        

I have noticed there are kits available for purchase now that you can order online or purchase in the local hardware stores with pre-cut wood that you put together (build yourself) at home.  That's great!!  Except there is one problem.  Have you seen the price on them?  Wow!!   Upwards of hundreds of dollars for SMALL beds you still have to build.  The best I have seen locally is one the other day for only $29.99 at a local stor...
Continue reading ...
 

RAISED GARDEN BEDS

Posted by Julie Branstetter on Thursday, January 12, 2012, In : Gardening Supplies 
We haven't had much of a winter this year.  In fact, nothing has completely died off.  My hanging plants wilt one day and bounce back the next.  I haven't had the heart to throw them out, what with their struggle to survive and all.  Perhaps this is why I am already dreaming of putting in raised garden beds this Spring, which is nipping at my winter boots.  That gleam of sunlight after three dreary days of clouds and rain doesn't help.  I'm easily inspired!  One thing is for sure, never count...

Continue reading ...
 
 
 
Make a Free Website with Yola.