Did you know that they are three unique planting seasons here in Columbus, Ohio? When I first started growing food in my garden I assumed you started planting in May once the threat of frost had passed and that by September you were done. And I hear this from so many clients as well. However, […]
So, you are stuck at home during a global pandemic? Me too! If you are feeling the itch to grow food at home here are five quick growing veggies to plant now in Columbus, Ohio. Once the soil is workable in spring, meaning not clumpy and water logged, it is time to start planting. Microgreens […]
How To Grow Microgreens at Home Microgreens are the new hotness in food trends. You’ve probably noticed them popping up on sandwiches and salads all over the place. Besides being tiny and cute these mini plants pack a powerful nutritional punch and are more nutrient dense than their mature vegetable counterparts. What exactly are microgreens? […]
3 Things to Think About When Gardening With Kids Ever wonder if kids who help their parents in the garden eat more veggies? Well, mine sure do. I can get my kids to eat things straight out of the garden that they wouldn’t touch with a nine foot pole if it came from the grocery […]
Most frost tolerant crops can withstand temperatures as low as 26 degrees Fahrenheit. Meaning you can continue to enjoy them well into Fall, depending upon your climate. Here in Columbus, Ohio you can expect to keep harvesting thru October and potentially beyond depending on that fickle Ohio weather. Greens like arugula, mustard, spinach, carrots, and […]
It’s late October in Columbus, Ohio. I bet you’re thinking the planting season is over? Think again! Now is the perfect time to plant garlic in the garden. Garlic is so easy to grow, it barely needs any attention at all and it’s one of the only edibles that can be planted in the fall […]
Want to start a garden, but think it’s too late in the season? It’s not! Here is a list of plants you can plant in June and still be able to enjoy this growing season. Better late than never!