Why Transplanting Your Kohlrabi Is Better Than Direct Sowing It

Why Transplanting Your Kohlrabi Is Better Than Direct Sowing It

If you’re not familiar with kohlrabi, it’s this alien-looking plant that you might not know how to use in your kitchen, let alone grow it. But don’t let the looks stop you. Kohlrabi is so juicy, fresh, and versatile that it would be a shame not to try it at least once. Or maybe you’ve…

9 Cool Season Crops to Grow in Your Garden. Try These Seeds!

9 Cool Season Crops to Grow in Your Garden. Try These Seeds!

As gardeners, we’re impatiently waiting for the spring sun to heat up our soil so we can finally get those plants in the ground. We shouldn’t wait for too long, though, especially in those areas where spring is short. Many plants enjoy the cool spring or fall weather much better than the heat of summer….

How to Keep Seedlings From Dying: 10 Mistakes to Avoid

How to Keep Seedlings From Dying: 10 Mistakes to Avoid

Starting seeds is not as easy as putting seeds in the ground. Seeds are like small miracles – they contain within them the power to transform and grow into a beautiful plant if we give them the right conditions. Most gardeners will kill a lot of seedlings when first starting out – it’s a process of trial and error. But they soon come to learn there are a number of things to get right.

Keep Garden Paths Weed Free: Best Mulches to Prevent Weeds

Keep Garden Paths Weed Free: Best Mulches to Prevent Weeds

One of the most challenging problems I’ve dealt with when first setting up my raised bed garden was that of weedy pathways. The first year of gardening will always be the most difficult in terms of weeds. While I managed to suppress most of them, there are still adjustments to be made, and hopefully I can inspire you to make the right choice.

Multi Sowing: How to Sow Seeds for a Bigger Harvest

Multi Sowing: How to Sow Seeds for a Bigger Harvest

When you’re gardening in a small space, you have to get creative. Spacing is something that new gardeners are often confused about because the directions on the seed packet are often meant for large-scale farming. I discovered multi-sowing when I started learning more about intensive gardening, and it’s been a method that has been very productive for certain crops.