How to Plan a Garden!

How to Plan a Garden!

How to Plan a Garden!   Hello all! It has been a weird couple of weeks hasn’t it? Currently, I am writing this from my home where I will be working and practicing social distancing for the next few weeks. Fortunately, there are many things to do in the gardening...
Gardener Story: Georgia Sinko

Gardener Story: Georgia Sinko

Gardener Story: Georgia Sinko My name is Georgia and this is my second year in the Build It Up program. I live in Hampton and have been gardening in some capacity most of my life. My parents taught my siblings and myself to grow our own food, to cook, and to preserve...
How to Start Seeds Indoors

How to Start Seeds Indoors

How to Start Seeds Indoors It’s almost March and do you know what that means? You may have taken a guess based on the title, but yes, indoor gardening! It’s a bit too early to plant outdoors due to the unpredictable weather in East Tennessee, but have you ever...
Soil Temperature: Why is it important?

Soil Temperature: Why is it important?

Soil Temperature: Why is it important? Hey All! It’s that time of year to start delving into the nitty gritty of starting seeds and what our plants need to be healthy. One of the most important things for a successful garden is soil temperature. And that’s all because...
Gardener Story: The Beasley Family

Gardener Story: The Beasley Family

Gardener Story: The Beasley Family Gardening has always been a part of our lives. Jared’s family and mine have always had a garden – it was just part of the memories we had growing up. Even as a kid, we can still remember the little and big jobs we had working...