Gardener Story: The Presnell Family

Gardener Story: The Presnell Family

Gardener Story: The Presnell Family Hello! We are the Presnells, and we are so happy to be a part of the BIU program. Gardening has been something I have wanted to do for years. We bought our first house a few years ago, and tried our first garden here last year. We...
Gardener Story: Kelly Garrett

Gardener Story: Kelly Garrett

Gardener Story: Kelly Garrett Hello, fellow BIU gardeners! What a great experience our summer garden has been! My husband and Irelocated to East Tennessee from Central Florida last summer and having a garden was one thing wewere excited about! Our one attempt at...
Gardener Story: Candy De La Fuente

Gardener Story: Candy De La Fuente

Gardener Story: Candy De La Fuente Hi there! My name is Candy and this is the first true garden experience for my family and I. My husband and I have always dabbled in a little gardening and only lucked out in creating an abundance of tomatoes one year, which was...
Garden Visits Galore!

Garden Visits Galore!

Garden Visits Galore: A Look Into July Garden Visits I can’t believe it’s almost August. Time flies when you’re having fun! July was a very busy month for us here at Build It Up. The first half of the month was drought central while the second half of the month has...
What to Know About Fertilizer

What to Know About Fertilizer

What to Know About Fertilizer April is the time for planting! You will be planting most of your first succession veggies around this time. And with that comes fertilizer. Fertilizer is a key component to a successful garden and for crop health.  What we’ll cover: How...
Creative Ways to Trellis

Creative Ways to Trellis

Creative Ways to Trellis! Today we’re going to learn about ways in which to make your trellises more fun. Learn about squash tunnels, bean teepees and more! There are a plethora of materials you can use and a bunch of ways to make a simple trellis multi-useful as well...