Spring has sprung! What better way to enjoy the warm weather and sunshine than to spend a little time in your garden?
What, you don't have one? Well, there's never been a better time to start one than right now, especially during Earth Month.
Planting and maintaining a vegetable garden is a great way to provide the household with fresh, organic foods during the growing/harvesting months. Time spent in the garden is good for the soul, providing you with healthy vitamin D, fresh air and a chance to slow down and find some space in between those incessant thoughts running through your head.
To help with your leap into the world of gardening, we've put together a few resources. Enjoy!
Herb Gardening Basics. Get fresh basil, rosemary, cilantro and oregano for those exotic summer dishes you're going to whip up for house guests.
Home Composting. Want to really do a favor to the planet? Use home compost in your garden. You'll be reducing waste and feeding your herbs and veggies the nutrients they need.
Garden Design for Small Spaces. We don't all have 5+ acres on which to cultivate a mini-farm. For those urbanites short on space, here are some tips for planning out a french garden, japanese garden and other garden types suited for the small yard or balcony area.
Do you have plans to start a garden this spring? Tell us about it!