Garden Tips from Marbridge GardenersMay 7th, 2011 | By Cecilia | Category: show tips, the show
Growing some of your own food and cooking from the garden can be an empowering experience.
It sure is for some of the residents of Marbridge Farm & Ranch. Residents who wish to learn, and are able, spend time raising and tending food gardens.
Those who live in the independent living cottages even cook from the garden.
Some of the residents are longtime gardeners, and have learned a thing or three about growing, and wanted to share some tips with listeners and web visitors to help all of you grow good gardens, too.
Tips From Marbridge Gardeners
- Check your plants every day for malfunctioning.
- Keep everything watered.
- Add some new, good soil every year.
- Pull out all of the weeds.
- Save vegetable and fruit scraps for compost.
- Fertilize only when needed.
- Don’t use pesticides.
- Collect rainwater for watering plants.
- Plenty of sunshine.
- Check tomatoes for horn worms and pull them off.
- Test soil.
- Put some hay between the rows.
As you can see for yourself, they are a wise group of gardeners with sage advice. I encourage you to follow these tips for a healthy and productive garden of eatin’. I know I will.