Monthly Archives: March 2015

Growing Rain Gutter Strawberries

    Growing strawberries is easy, but it is more convenient when you can do so in space-saving rain gutter planters! Not to mention, the flavour of home-grown strawberries can never compare to store-bought strawberries.   Rain gutters can be mounted to the side of decks, or vertically to the side of your house or […]

Build The Benefits of Raised Beds

JULY 31, 2014 by CustomMade Raised beds are the perfect way to start your own garden. Fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs can all thrive in the raised bed environment. The popularity of raised beds is on the rise because of their many benefits – reduce soil erosion, the ease of access to control weeds and pick vegetables, creation […]

Planting by the Moon Gardening Calendar

Growing up in a farming community I remember seeing my grandfather get his Farmer’s Almanac every year.  I didn’t understand it as a kid but I do now after hearing him talk about when is the right time to plant his gardens of corn, okra, squash, etc.  Every year he always had more vegetables than […]