Grow a Vegetable Garden

I love my vegetable garden;

I guess you could call it my passion. My grandparents grew a garden to feed their family.

Gardening included canning and freezing the vegetables in the fall. It was hard work.

Today we can go to our local grocery store any time of the year and buy vegetables in the produce section.


So why grow your own Vegetables?

Because... nothing tastes better than fresh picked tomatoes from your garden. Unlike the store, the varieties you can grow are endless.


Growing vegetables it's so... gratifying.

The possibilities are endless . . .

Learn to plan a garden, start a compost pile or grow a salad in winter.

Grow vegetables in a container on the patio or a raised bed in a sunny corner of the back yard, vegetable gardening can be fun and relaxing.

Learn how to store vegetables you have grown or give away the extras as garden gifts to friends or the local food pantry.

Fresh vegetables are always appreciated by those who receive them.

Healthy Vegetable Recipes

Eating the fresh vegetables you grow will be an adventure . . .

The vegetable recipe section has great recipes for using your bountiful harvest. It is full of healthy recipes for your family.

Learn how to store vegetables you have grown or give away the extras as garden gifts to friends or the local food pantry.

Fresh vegetables are always appreciated by those who receive them.


Herb Gardening

Growing herbs in your garden adds wonderful scents and variety to your vegetable garden or the flower beds.

Fresh dill for your pickles or sweet basil for pesto, you can't go wrong with growing herbs.

Make herbal teas and dry some herbs for winter. Herbs are fun and add flavor to your garden.

Garden Chickens

No garden is complete with out backyard chickens.

Chickens scratching under bushes kept the soil aerated. Chickens love slugs and bugs, and weeds and scraps.

Learn to care for and raise chickens and get a bonus of fresh eggs for the family.