Here at the hosta farm, we love everything gardening; from growing food, beautiful annuals and, of course, our hostas. There is always something new to learn or some new way to do something old.
Here's a sampling of our gardening articles. If there's a gardening subject you'd like us to cover in a future gardening blog, let us know! Comments are always welcome!
Beginner Gardener's Series
Free Soil Additives - They're right in your back yard!
Refresh Last Year's Potting Soil and Save Money
How to Compost - making the Gardener's Black Gold
Benefits of Making Leaf Mold for your Garden
How to Harden Off Seedlings
Make your own Potting Soil -- and Save Money
Using Baking Soda in the Garden
How and Why to Grow Comfrey
Hypertufa - 101. Make great garden planters!
Winter Sowing - If you haven't tried this, you're really missing out!
Winter Sow your vegetable seeds
You have Winter Sown seedlings. Now, what?
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines from Cuttings
Using Epsom Salt in the Organic Garden
The Beauty of Using Metal Troughs in the Garden
Battling Slugs in the Garden
Care and Cleaning of Terra Cotta Pots
15 Early Spring Chores
Ten Steps to Vegetable Gardening Success
Using Epsom Salt to Grow Better Vegetables
15 Common Reasons for Vegetable Garden Failures
Tomatoes - Determinate or Indeterminate?
Grow Your Greens Series
Growing Herb Series
Draw in the Beneficial Insects
Growing Pumpkins for Fall Decorations
Winter Sowing Vegetable Seeds
Don't Cut Corners in the Veggie Garden
All About PerennialsUsing Epsom Salt for your Roses and Bloomers
Grow Milkweed for the Monarch Butterflies
All About Transplant Shock
Choosing the Best Sunflowers to grow for the Birds
Seven Best Annuals to Grow for your Veggie Garden
Visitors to your Garden
Choosing the Right Bird Feeder
Best Gifts for Bird Lovers
Feeding Bread to Wild Birds - Is it okay or not?
Cleaning Bird Feeders, Bird Baths and Bird Houses