As we’ve grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic the last year, many of us have realized just how important it is to have a sense of community, food security, and a connection to the outdoors. In our yearning for these simple – yet vital – pleasures of life, we’ve stumbled upon the joy of the community garden.
It’s time to grow tomatoes in your patio garden! You don’t have to have a large space or even a raised bed to grow tomatoes right outside your door. With a bit of planning and some medium to large pots you can enjoy everything from Caprese salad to homemade ketchup throughout the summer months and into the fall.
There’s a special joy that comes with a bountiful crop harvested from your own garden. With every delicious bite you’ll remember the smell of rich soil, the warm sun on your skin, and – in the case of root vegetables – that satisfying feel of tugging them out of the earth
Now that the weather is warming up, and the birds are singing happily, gardeners are starting to think about their spring plans. Juicy tomatoes, fragrant basil, and vibrant flowers dance through our minds as we brave the last stretch of winter. While exciting, it can also seem overwhelming, so we’re here to help you prep your garden for the change in season.
The holidays are here and although things might be different, the tradition of giving gifts to family and friends lives on. Yard Butler has the perfect presents for any gardeners on your list whether they are seasoned pros or they planted their first plants during the lockdowns earlier this year. These Top 5 Gifts will have them even more excited for spring and next year's growth.
With schools closed, and kids spending more time at home, parents and caregivers are scrambling to keep their kids engaged and entertained. It’s also more important than ever to get your kids out of the house and into the fresh air. Gardening is one of the easiest hobbies you can get your kiddos into. Keep reading for some ideas on how to get your kids involved in the garden.