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How to help those little plant babies survive heat and drought 🙌🏻 👊🏻

How to help those little plant babies survive heat and drought 🙌🏻 👊🏻

Have you been experiencing heat and drought, like we have?  Struggling to help those little plant babies survive these challenging conditions? This...

Transplanting Dakota Tears onion seedlings

Transplanting Dakota Tears onion seedlings

TRANSPLANTING ONIONS   Our onions are transplanted and growing beautifully! We usually transplant onions in mid-May; you can do it earlier, as oni...

Time for the NEXT phase in your Garden Plan— Download your free Prairie Road Direct Seeding Planner!

Time for the NEXT phase in your Garden Plan— Download your free Prairie Road Direct Seeding Planner!

Get ready, get set, SOW! As soon as the ground starts to warm up, it is time to start planting some of those cold tolerant crops.  First up is rad...

Let's eat! First 'spring green' meal from the garden, with recipe

Let's eat! First 'spring green' meal from the garden, with recipe

This recipe celebrates Dakota Winter green onions, one of the first greens of spring and our Dakota Tears yellow storage onions. Add in MonDak Gol...

Making mulching choices for your garden's future fertility and ease of care

Making mulching choices for your garden's future fertility and ease of care

A couple of weeks ago I posted about how we prep our no-till garden for a new season. That generated questions, like, “Do you have any recommenda...

Climate Victory Garden: Good for the climate! 🙌Good for you!

Climate Victory Garden: Good for the climate! 🙌Good for you!

About a year ago the concept of Victory Gardens was resurrected as we responded-- together-- to the pandemic that still has us in its grips a year...

Astoundingly Easy Method Makes Spring Garden Chores A 'Slam Dunk'

Astoundingly Easy Method Makes Spring Garden Chores A 'Slam Dunk'

Our family gardens have been in a deep mulch garden system for decades, patterned after Ruth Stout’s “No Work Garden” method. There's a thick laye...

Your Planting Mix Happens Here- Easy Recipe for Success

Your Planting Mix Happens Here- Easy Recipe for Success

Starting seeds indoors opens up a world of choices! You get to choose what varieties of tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, and herbs will grace your gard...

Under the Bright Lights...

Under the Bright Lights...

You've shopped for your seeds, made a seed starting plan, considered your starting trays--  Now what about lighting? For most of us, even the sunni...

Plastic Free Gardening Using Natural Rubber Seed Trays-- PART II

Plastic Free Gardening Using Natural Rubber Seed Trays-- PART II

Guest Blog-- By Marianne Landzettel Seed trays made from Fairly Traded natural rubber are flexible, sturdy, and can be used for many years. The Fai...

Plastic Free Gardening Using Natural Rubber Seed Trays

Plastic Free Gardening Using Natural Rubber Seed Trays

What your seed tray is made of – and why that matters --Guest Blog-- By Marianne Landzettel Conventional seed trays—another item we use and discard...

Seed Starting Season-- What's the plan?

Seed Starting Season-- What's the plan?

Seed starting season is just around the corner! Do you have a plan? We can help!We've all been there— the moment you realize, “Oh my gosh! It's alr...