Caterpillars, Aphids, Bugs… OH MY!

Here is another post I wrote for San Diego Bargain Mama on organic and natural Bug treatments for your garden!

Are you having trouble keeping bugs out of your garden?? Here are some quick, easy and organically-approved, natural ways of removing (or preventing) pesky insects in your veggie garden!

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Creative Containers to Get Your Garden Growing!

herb container 2“The following is a guest post by Rabecca Ranaldi of!

Spring is in full swing and summer is almost here! Birds are singing in the garden and happily picking apart my sunflowers.  Bees are fat with pollen, happily buzzing from blossom to blossom.  Summer is quickly approaching, so let’s get in gear and start discussing containers so you can get your garden growing just in time for the cucumbers and watermelons to abundantly flow!

Surprisingly enough you can grow in almost any container!  Typically when a gardener thinks of growing in a container we think of pots.  I recommend choosing bright colored pots to add some pizzazz and personality to your garden area. Remember that light-colored pots tend to keep the soil cooler than dark-colored pots.  Try hanging pots for blooming flowers, tomatoes or strawberries.”

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Creative Containers to Get Your Garden Growing!.

What’s up Doc?

I dont understand why I can’t seem to grow carrots. I even tried planting them in a different garden bed this time, and although everythign else in that bed is doing wonderfully… my carrots have yet to thrive.  Right now my four raised beds are full.
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