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How to Grow Raspberries in Record Time

Richard lives in northwestern Wisconsin and shares some tips he’s learned about growing raspberries fast. This is a very detailed and well-written post that gives you the information you need to grow raspberries in record time. He discusses: Basic about yield, shelf-life, frequency of harvesting Growing requirements including soil, sun, acidity, how to prepare the soil, […]

When Should I Start Sowing Seeds?

It’s the middle of the winter but I’ve been cheered up by the seed catalogs that have been arriving. This is the time of the year when some gardeners in the northern hemisphere start sowing seeds indoors. In this post, Tanya shares a great chart that shares the earliest seeds you can sow in January, February […]

Things I’m Growing in My Garden This Year

As a gardener, I love to see other peoples’ gardens.   What are they growing? How is their garden laid out?  It doesn’t matter what time of the year it is – I love to read about gardens. So I was happy to see this post by Debra of DIY Natural.  She teaches herbal sciences classes […]

How to Create a Wildflower Cottage Garden

Tanya decided to create a garden with a mix of traditional cottage garden flowers and wildflowers. In addition to reduced weeding, they’d be sure to attract honeybees and bumblebees. She includes some excellent photographs that show the wonderful progression of the garden from February to August. She shares the flowers that she planted and a particular […]

Giant List of 230+ Heirloom Seed Suppliers with LINKS!!

This is an AMAZING resource that list 230+ domestic and foreign suppliers of heirloom/non-GMO/organic seeds. The list is divided by country: USA Europe (except UK and Ireland) Canada Australia & New Zealand South Africa For each seed supplier you’ll find: The name of the Supplier A clickable link to the supplier Location Notes & Information […]

FREE Seed Catalog List for 2015 – 55 Different Free Seed Catalogs!

One of the highlights of each winter for me, is the release by the Herb Gardener of the FREE Seed Catalog list. It’s a list of mail order retailers who provide free seed catalogs for herb, vegetable and flower lovers. You can order print catalogs that are mailed to your home. Some of the catalogs […]

How to Make Your Own Natural Garden Fertilizer

Proverbs 31 Woman  shares a detailed post on different ways to make natural, garden fertilizer.   She discusses 8 ways to make different, organic fertilizers. Only one of the methods (the herb discussed at the end of the post) produces a  balanced fertilizer.    A balanced fertilizer has nearly equal parts of nitrogen, phosphorous and potash […]

July in the Garden ~ a Time to Reflect

Don’t forget to Like Herbs and Oils Hub on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time we find a great new post about Herbs, Essential Oils, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. I love the Herb Gardener because he’s a real gardener.  He understands all of the ups and downs of gardening.  Sometimes you plant […]

How To Grow Vegetables in the Shade

Don’t forget to Like Herbs and Oils Hub on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time we find a great new post about Herbs, Essential Oils, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. If your garden is in a shady area you know that certain vegeatbles like tomatoes and squash won’t grow well.  Howver, there are […]

Hugelkultur: German-style Raised Garden Beds

Don’t forget to Like Herbs and Oils Hub on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time we find a great new post about Herbs, Essential Oils, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. – This is a pretty amazing gardening technique.  Have you ever heard of Hugelkultur? I hadn’t until I read this article by Debra […]