Raised Bed Gardening

Raised Bed Gardening

As I wait for the seeds to arrive it’s time to start working on my garden beds. I choose to use raised bed gardening for my vegetable beds and have helped many customers to do the same. Raised bed gardening has several advantages. They give a greater depth of soil...
Reap What You Sow & Sow What You Reap

Reap What You Sow & Sow What You Reap

I’m not a big seed saving person but I can’t really resist seeds when they are lying right in front of you. If you have never tried saving seeds before here is a little introductory tutorial for you. Veg seeds are easy to work with and usually very successful for home...
Fall Veg Planting

Fall Veg Planting

Even while the veg garden is still in full glory it is time to think about fall Vegetable planting. Looking at my garden I see I have some room in the garden where the lettuce has finished, the onions have been harvested and some beans have been pulled out. I left...
DIY Seed Packets

DIY Seed Packets

If you are coming over from the post Planting a Legacy welcome!  Thanks for coming by.  Susan Calhoun, of Plantswoman Design, hand drew art for your seed packets!  Make a few seed packets to share seeds with or give seeds as a gift. First print out the PWD Seed Packet...
Planting a Legacy

Planting a Legacy

“Planting a Legacy” may be a strange name maybe for a post about seed packets for the kids but… maybe not. Many of my clients want suggestions for how to encourage kids and grandkids to have an interest in gardening. There is a huge decline in the number of students...
Garlic: When to Plant

Garlic: When to Plant

Here in the PNW we don’t really have to plant garlic in the fall. There are fanatics that say ‘have to’ and other that say ‘no big deal’.   I even read a article from Gardeners World from England about the controversy of planting garlic in the fall. The...

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