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April Showers Bring May Veggies!

Spring has definitely sprung, and if you haven’t done so yet, now is the time to get those vegetable plants in your beds if you live in the northern part of the country. As you’ve seen on this blog, raised beds are the way to go, and organic gardening is far preferable to using […]

Beautiful Cabbage!

Beautiful Perfect Cabbage-BiotaMax Treated Side


Isn’t this a beautiful sight? This tender young cabbage plant is just perfect, growing beautifully because of the proper probiotics I added to the soil by using BiotaMax. Not only do the right organisms in the soil aid in growth, but they strengthen the plants so that disease […]

Composting Basics

Compost is the result of organic material that’s been decomposed by aerobic decomposition into rich soil. Nothing nourishes your garden like good compost. Making compost is simple and easy. You can use any number of the many composting devices sold, and if you live in the city or suburb, definitely need an enclosed compost bin. […]

Prepare Your Soil

There are a few things to think through as you plan your summer garden. Your garden needs full sun – at least 6 hours a day of full, direct sun. For those of you in the tropics, a southern exposure is necessary, and make sure it’s not shaded. Decide on the placement […]

Good Soil: Not Just Dirt Anymore

I do my best to provide accurate information on this site. I do not promote any product that I haven’t tested myself. I consider this site a reliable source of information, and hope that it will encourage more and more people to give vegetable gardening a try. Gardening is an enjoyable hobby, a rewarding experience […]

Composting Advice

The simplest thing you can do to enhance your garden soil is to start a compost bin or pile. I have a friend in North Carolina who last year tended a large vegetable garden. It was 100′ by 100′. That’s way too big for me, but she home schools two boys who could help her. […]