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How to Grow: Organic Melons

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener  Spring has officially arrived! This is the perfect time of year to brush up on your knowledge of growing techniques. Here at MIgardener, we want to share all of our favorite growing secrets; from our garden to yours. As you read through this post, you’ll find there is nothing […]
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How to Grow: Organic Kale & Collards

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener  Spring has officially arrived! This is the perfect time of year to brush up on your knowledge of growing techniques. Here at MIgardener, we want to share all of our favorite growing secrets; from our garden to yours. As you read through this post, you’ll find there is nothing […]
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MIgardener Eggplants

How to Grow: Organic Eggplants

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener  Spring has officially arrived! This is the perfect time of year to brush up on your knowledge of growing techniques. Here at MIgardener, we want to share all of our favorite growing secrets; from our garden to yours. As you read through this post, you’ll find there is nothing […]
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How To Grow: Organic Cucumbers

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener  Spring has officially arrived! This is the perfect time of year to brush up on your knowledge of growing techniques. Here at MIgardener, we want to share all of our favorite growing secrets; from our garden to yours. As you read through this post, you’ll find there is nothing […]
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How to Grow: Organic Cauliflower

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener  Spring is just around the corner! This is the perfect time of year to brush up on your knowledge of growing techniques. Here at MIgardener, we want to share all of our favorite growing secrets; from our garden to yours. As you read through this post, you’ll find there […]
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How to Grow: Organic Brussels Sprouts

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener  Spring is just around the corner! This is the perfect time of year to brush up on your knowledge of growing techniques. Here at MIgardener, we want to share all of our favorite growing secrets; from our garden to yours. As you read through this post, you’ll find there […]
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Find The Best Time To Plant For Springtime – Complete Seed Starting Guide

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener You have finished mapping out your garden for this year, but now it’s time to figure out when to start your seeds. Finding the perfect time to start seeds might be intimidating for beginners. But a word of advice from the experts; starting seeds indoors is a complete luxury […]
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How to Grow: Organic Broccoli

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener  Spring is just around the corner! This is the perfect time of year to brush up on your knowledge of growing techniques. Here at MIgardener, we want to share all of our favorite growing secrets; from our garden to yours. As you read through todays post, you’ll find there […]
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How to Grow: Organic Beets

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener  Spring is just around the corner! This is the perfect time of year to brush up on your knowledge of growing techniques. Here at MIgardener, we want to share all of our favorite growing secrets; from our garden to yours. As you read through todays post, you’ll find there […]
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Sensory Garden

Planting for Your Senses: An Intro to Sensory Gardening

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener We have always known that gardening is good for us! Over the years, scientists and therapists have found the most refreshing aspects of gardening and combined them to create a therapeutic experience. The idea of sensory gardening was inspired by the horticultural therapy movement in the UK during the […]
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Trifecta+

A Beginner’s Guide to Trifecta+

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener  At different times of the gardening season, it’s important to give your plants the nutrients they need to flourish. With soil testing, ph levels, soil building, and plant growth to worry about, finding the right fertilizers can quickly turn into a struggle. Before you know it, you have an […]
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How To Grow: Perfect Organic Lettuce

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener Spring is coming! This is the perfect time of year to brush up on your knowledge of growing techniques. Here at MIgardener, we want to share all of our favorite growing secrets; from our garden to yours. As you read through this series of growing guides, you’ll find there […]
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How To Grow: Healthy Organic Tomatoes

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener  Spring is nearly upon us! This is the perfect time of year to brush up on your knowledge of growing techniques. Here at MIgardener, we want to share all of our favorite growing secrets; from our garden to yours. As you read through this upcoming series of growing guide […]
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Compost

Why Compost Is The Perfect Growing Medium

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener We all know that composting is essential to any organic and sustainable gardener’s routine. More than simply reducing waste, composting produces the nutrient rich soil needed to grow a strong and healthy harvest. However, some of the benefits of composting might not be so obvious. Here are the ways […]
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The Best Choice for Container Gardening: An Intro to Grow Bags

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener The move towards more efficient gardening practices has been around as long as gardening itself. In the 70’s the grow bag was introduced. Grow pots were a new way to plant, and a better tool for transplanting than classic terra-cotta pots. Grow bags were originally imagined for home use, […]
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Dogs in the Garden

Gardening With Dogs – 5 Ways Your Dog Can Help Your Green Thumb

Guest Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener  Every dog owning gardener is familiar with this scenario: being greeted at the door by your energetic, loving, joyful, compost-covered man’s best friend! Normally our energy towards our dogs as gardeners is focused on keeping them out of the garden. Today, we’ll be learning about how having a […]
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Garden Barefoot With These 5 Amazing Living Ground Covers

Guest written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener  Imagine never having to cut the grass again. What if your lawn could double as an herb garden, or even a meadow of flowers made for frolicking? With these five walkable ground covers, you can transform any outdoor space into a whimsical wonderland.   Herbs: Corsican Mint – […]
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Moon Phase Gardening

Intoduction Into Gardening by The Lunar Phases

Written by – Kaitlynn from MIgardener    Before fertilizers and pesticides it was only us, our gardens, and our awareness of the natural world. Many gardening traditions have been passed down over the years. Today we are going to look at the wondrous world of moon phase gardening. For generations, people all over the world […]
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4 Tips I Learned From Experience For Any Beginning Gardener with Whitney from MIgardener

Hello there! My name is Whitney Carnecki. I am a wife, a mother to four awesome kids and a part of the MIgardener team. My husband Joe and I have had many different hobbies throughout our 22 years of marriage. Gardening and raising our own food is something we enjoy doing together. As a mother, […]
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Picking the Right Seeds For Your Location To Maximize Success

Choosing seed might seem like an easy thing to do, but the difference it makes to having a successful garden is everything. In this blog post we will discuss the importance of selecting the right seed and how to determine what seed is good for your region.  1. USDA Zone Hardiness – This is a […]