• Gardening with Spring Annuals in Alabama
    Gardening with Spring Annuals in Alabama Planting annual plants is a great way to bring color and vibrancy to your garden. But heading to the garden center can be a daunting experience. With so many types of plants, it’s hard to know which ones are right for you and your needs. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced gardener, here is a guide to help you choose the best plants at your garden center. The first step in choosing the best plants is knowing what climate zone your home is located in. Northern Alabama is currently zone 7 and […]
  • Planting and Growing Potatoes in Alabama
    If you’re an Alabamian looking to plant potatoes, the timing of your planting is essential. Plant too soon and the cold temperatures may cause damage to the crop; plant too late and there may not be enough time for a successful harvest before Summer temperatures. Fortunately, with a little knowledge and planning, you can ensure that your potato-planting project will yield a bountiful harvest. When To Plant Potatoes In Alabama The best time to plant potatoes in Alabama is typically between early February and early March. This gives them plenty of time to fully develop before the hot summer months […]
  • Harnessing the Sun’s Energy with Passive Solar Greenhouse
    Harnessing the Sun’s Energy with Passive Solar Greenhouse Have you ever wanted to use the sun’s energy to heat your greenhouse more efficiently? If so, passive solar heating is worth considering. This type of harnessing of the sun’s energy works by trapping and storing heat from the sun during the day and then releasing it at night. Read on to learn more about passive solar heating and how it can work in a greenhouse environment. What is Passive Solar Heating? Passive solar heating is a method of collecting, transferring, and storing energy from sunlight with minimal use of other energy […]
  • Fall Vegetable Garden in Alabama: What, When, and How
    If you’re like me, you enjoy spending time in your garden all year long. Although the weather is turning cooler, it’s not too late to plant a fall vegetable garden in Alabama. In this blog post, I’ll share some tips on how to get started. So if you’re looking for something to keep you busy in the coming weeks, planting a fall garden is a great option! What to Plant in Your Fall Garden Some of the best fall vegetable garden crops include leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables. Leafy greens like lettuce, spinach and kale are fast-growing and can be […]
  • Autumn Farmhouse Design: How to Incorporate Rustic Decor into Your Home
    The leaves are changing color and the days are getting shorter. That can only mean one thing: autumn is here! This time of year is perfect for cozy, rustic decor. If you’re looking to add a touch of farmhouse charm to your home, read on for some tips. We’ll show you how to incorporate natural materials like wood and stone into your design, and give you some ideas for adding warm colors and textures. Let’s get started! One of the best things about autumn farmhouse design is that it’s all about cozy, comfortable living. This time of year is perfect […]
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