The harvesting season is upon us. We’re finally reaping the delicious rewards of our (sometimes back breaking) labor. So now what? I love fall gardening and how it can set you up for Spring planting! Below are 10 helpful Fall Gardening Tips.
What can you do with your sawdust? Donate it! One man’s sawdust is another rescue horse’s bedding, or in this case OUR sawdust is another rescue horse’s bedding. Handcrafting raised garden beds in our woodshop creates a lot of sawdust by-product. Bags and bags of it. Naturally we didn’t want to waste it or burn it and that’s when we found Mile High Equestrian and Rescue.
What do raised beds, horticulture therapy and the flint hills have in common? Read more to find out how a trip to Denver, and some Backyard Boxes furthered Tara’s journey back to her family and horticultural roots.
Cedar is hands down the best material for raised garden boxes. Bold statement I know, but it’s true and here’s why.
Winter is coming to an end and that means warmer sunshine, longer days, and dreams of our garden to come! Whether you are planting for the first time or getting ready for another (literally fruitful) harvest, here are 5 tips that will be helpful when you plant your garden this spring.
Winterize your raised garden beds in 4 easy steps!
Filling Your Raised Box With Soil One of the primary advantages of raised bed gardening is that you get to take control of your soil. It seems obvious, but the quality of your soil is the #1 thing that will impact the productivity of your garden. Water, sunlight, a little luck? All those things areContinue reading “Filling Your Raised Box With Soil”
Planting Cover Crops in Raised Beds Planting cover crops in your raised beds might just be the best thing for your garden that you’re not doing, but should be. Curious what a cover crop is, why you should be planting them and when? Read on for more info on this natural way to replenish yourContinue reading “Planting Cover Crops in Raised Beds”
One of the advantages of gardening in raised beds is that you get more control over soil and root depth. Plants absorb nutrients through their roots and some root systems for commonly planted vegetables (tomato, eggplant) can extend as deep as 2 feet. You can improve your garden and the food it produces by ensuringContinue reading “Garden Box Height and Planting Depth”
Do I need to seal my garden box? Can I stain or paint it? These are excellent questions that we get all the time. There are a wide variety of products available today that can be applied to wood to help it look its best. Here we’ll go into a few of them and talkContinue reading “Protect Your Cedar Garden Box”