Tag Archives: Soil

Spring In!

Here is Hope Gardens Spring/Summer Organic Vegetable Planting Guide. All the how-to’s and how-not-to’s. Sorry for the broken hyperlinks. This document has aged out and can’t be revised. Some day I will wash the dirt off my hands and create a new document. Until then… 🙂 Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ […]

10 Tips for Picking the Best Tomato Plant this Weekend

  Holy Lycopene, you guys. There are over 700 tomato cultivars available today. Overwhelming! Picking the healthiest plant is the most important choice of all. Here’s some tips while at the nursery or this weekend’s Tomatomania! Buy a plant with a strong center stalk. Avoid the Charlie Brown plant. Avoid plants that are broken or […]

Hardscape

Pea gravel circle in mulch Rock formation across decomposed granite (DG) and then mulch on the other side Simple stairs… Native plants in decomposed granite (DG) Mulch with river rock DG stairs and patio in mulch     DG patio in mulch Red flagstone with several sizes of mexican pebble and pea gravel Hardscape is […]

Your Hope Garden Guide to Juicing/Smoothie Gardens

Click here for your free download: Your Hope Garden Guide to Juicing/Smoothie Gardens Happy New Year! I am wanting to inspire you to go out in 2013 and RESOLVE GARDEN! To kickstart your resolutions, read this guide and try growing some homegrown juicing and smoothing ingredients of your own this Winter! Hint: A quick winter […]