where you can find

  • advice on how to garden
  • information on best garden tools and organic gardening supplies
  • resources for gardeners
  • recommendations on what you can make with the fruits of your gardening labor

You can have your garden and eat it too, you know.😉

growing small garden advice


Simple, practical, well researched gardening advice and tips on:

  • how to start a small garden to grow vegetables & herbs
  • different kinds of small gardens
  • which vegetables, herbs and flowers to plant for easy success
  • how to improve and maintain garden
  • how to get rid of garden pests natural way
  • in depth “how to grow” plant guides


gardening tool and supplies


Find information, recommendations, and reviews about best gardening tools and supplies to take care of your garden.

  • best garden tools
  • garden supplies: organic fertilizers, organic pesticides solutions etc.
  • things that make gardening easy, improve yield, save time
  • garden decor
  • gifts for gardeners


what you can make with garden bounty


Learn what you can make with the fruits of your gardening labor. You will find:

  • quick and easy fresh garden recipes from home grown vegetables
  • natural remedies and beauty products prepared from medicinal plants and herbs grown in your garden
  • DIY plant based home decor and gifts 


resources for gardeners


Useful charts, maps and scientifically based research on how to grow a garden

  • get gardening info specific to your area
  • enrich your garden vocabulary
  • search for answers in a free garden encyclopedia
  • check out best online garden supply stores and nurseries
  • browse best gardening websites
  • subscribe to gardening magazines

🌱   If you are a beginner gardener and in the process of planning your first small garden, please read the answers to some questions that you might have.

(The information is useful for seasoned gardeners too! Be on the lookout for handy gardening tips.🙂)


1) Should I garden? Is gardening right for me?

Why garden? (Benefits of gardening according to studies)


2) What kind of small garden can I start?

Square foot gardening guide: grow more produce in less space – a great idea for people with a small backyard.

A container garden for small spaces – a smart choice for city dwellers with a balcony or a deck.

A fool-proof garden – AeroGarden – an indoor year-round garden no matter where you live.

A kitchen garden (potager)

11 practical tips on planning and designing a small garden

Container flower gardening tips


3) What are the easiest plants I can grow to ensure gardening success?

5 fastest growing vegetables to plant in spring and in late summer

3 must-have medicinal plants to start your own medicinal herb garden

40 herbs you can grow in your outdoor herb garden

Planting fruit trees in fall

10 indoor plants that grow fast and are easy to care for

4) Which gardening tools do I really need, and which ones are not nessasary?

Essential Gardening Tools: just 3 for container garden and 7 for in-ground gardens.

The only Non- toxic Garden Hose (according to studies)

Best two wheel wheelbarrows

11 high quality Japanese gardening tools

Best ways to store your garden hose

5) How to build healthy garden soil in a natural and easy way?

How to Make Soil Fertile Naturally by using kitchen scraps (no backyard heap needed)

6) How to get rid of garden pests without using toxic chemicals?

How to Keep Bugs from Eating Plants natural way

Organic Pesticides: which one to choose?

7) How to control weeds without chemicals and keep your garden tidy?

Electric weed burner

Best small garden tillers

Best battery powered weed eaters

8) Can you suggest some unusual plants for a garden?

How to grow cranberries at home

How to grow sorrel

How to grow calendula

How to grow lovage, borage and other unusual herbs

5 rarest houseplants

7 money plants to decorate your home and enhance prosperity

8 cute succulents (that are safe for cats)

What are the best gifts for gardeners?

Christmas gifts for gardeners

10 practical gardening gifts for women

Awesome gardening gifts for men

Best garden tool sets

Stone garden bench

Fiberglass planters

Bamboo wind chimes

Gardening tools 

Electric weed burners

Tiller for a small garden

Battery powered weed eaters

Backpack leaf blowers


Solar Christmas lights

Cordless Snow Shovel

9) What to do with what you grew?


How to Cook Asparagus (Complete Guide)

5 Yellow Squash Recipes (Super Quick & Easy

Keto Squash Casserole

Super Simple Summer Salad

Easy Eggplant Parmesan

Green Beans with Almonds

Best Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream

Sorrel Soup

Spring Salad

Festive Coleslaw with a Secret Ingredient

10 Healthy Holiday Side Dishes


Calendula Homemade Remedies

Healing teas from Korean mint (Agastache) and Lemon balm (Melissa)


6 Easy Ways to Preserve Leaves

Fall decorating ideas inspired by nature

How to dye Easter eggs with onion skins

5 nature inspired Easter decor ideas


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