beginning gardener

Beginning Gardener Vegetable Garden Layouts

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom tells you about some brilliant vegetable garden layout ideas for beginning gardener. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Growing vegetables at home can be done if you’ve never done it before, if you don’t have a traditional garden bed and you’re short on space.  The best space-saving gardens can be done with raised garden beds, vertical …

growing

Tips for Growing Cauliflower at Home

Dan Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom has a few great tips for growing cauliflower at home. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Cauliflower is the most versatile member of the brassica family.  Like broccoli, cauliflower’s edible part is the flower bud.  Rows of compact heads – either white or in eye-catching oranges and purples — is a magnificent sight in any garden. …

favorite berries

Crossing Two of Summer’s Favorite Berries

Dan Fruits, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom explains what you get when you cross two of summer’s favorite berries. She also tells you how to plant and care for this wonderful fruit. That’s coming up on This La nd of Ours. If you’re a fan of midsummer raspberries and late summer blackberries, then you’re going to love hybrid offspring of these two berry favorites… loganberries. …

herb

The Fuss-Free Herb to Grow in Your Garden

Dan This Land of Ours

If you are searching for something that doesn’t take much work to grow, Cathy Isom discusses a relatively fuss-free herb to grow in your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. When it comes to herbs, sage is a culinary favorite, but there’s much more to this wonderful plant than just dinner.  Sage has antiseptic properties and can …

weeds

Weeds With High Medicinal Value

Dan This Land of Ours

If you are into foraging, Cathy Isom has some great tips about a few medicinal weeds in your backyard. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. If there’s weeds growing in the yard, there’s a good chance they could have medicinal properties. So before yanking them out or controlling with weed killer, consider these facts. Dandelions for example, are …