How to Grow Watermelon

Hello! Watermelons are a summer favorite fruit. Just biting into watermelon you can taste the sunshine. Do you know how to grow watermelon? Keep reading below to find out the history of watermelon, how to grow a watermelon, watermelon flowers and fruits, and how to care and harvest watermelon. History of Watermelon The history of … Read more

2021 Review – Raised Bed Garden Kits – Gardener’s Supply

Hello! It’s getting close to that time when you need to start planning your vegetable garden. For some of you, it maybe already time and you are already getting the garden prepared. If you are looking for raised bed garden kits, I am going to review a few of them from Gardener’s Supply. Raised bed … Read more

Growing Kiwi Fruit Vines

Hello! Today I am going to talk about growing kiwi fruit vines. I found an Issai hardy kiwi vine at our local garden center and decided to grow 2 of them, one for each side of the garden gate arch for them to climb. I have them started in the house getting them mature enough … Read more

The Magic of a Water Garden

Hello! Do you love the sound of water hitting the rocks, rushing down a stream? I find that sound so soothing and relaxing. I have always wanted some sort of water garden feature but where we used to live our property was the size of a postage stamp. Our neighbors had a water garden feature … Read more

The Enchanting Woodland Garden

Hello! Have you ever thought of a woodland garden?  A woodland garden is a natural garden with vines and canopies. This type of garden is distinguished by layers, canopies and ground cover. I found this type of garden interesting since I live on 20 wooded acres and I can incorporate some of these ideas, where … Read more

Gardening to Attract Hummingbirds and Butterflies!

Hello! Do you love to see hummingbirds and butterflies while you are outside? I sure do! When we lived in the urban area I never saw hummingbirds and maybe a butterfly once in a while. Now at the Simongetti North I get hummingbirds, dragonflies and butterflies. There are specific types of plant that will attract … Read more

Garden Design – Trending in 2021

Hello! I wanted to research what was trending with the gardening community. Gardening has become very popular, especially since Covid 19 hit the USA. During the stay at home orders, people who never gardened before took up gardening and is going to be just as popular for 2021, gardening is still very popular! It has … Read more

Preparation for a Spring Garden

Hello! It’s getting that time of year to start thinking about preparing for the spring garden. At the Simongetti North we have snow on the ground and probably will for a while. I am so done with the snow already. I already have a spot for the vegetable garden, but plan on expanding it. I … Read more

Easy Gardening with Kids!

Hello! Most people love gardening and watching plants grow. Children will find gardening rewarding and fun. My grand kids really enjoyed watching everything grow in our garden last year. Gardening with kids can create a bonding experience and show them how to grow their own food and flowers. The picture below is 3 out of … Read more

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