Welcome to Dollar Stretcher Community Sign in | Join | Help
in Search

The Dollar Stretcher Community has a new home!

Feel free to read the great frugal living tips, ideas and discussions readers and community members have posted here. But if you'd like to post something or start a discussion, please click here to go over to our new community site and create an account.

Please contact Brandy@stretcher.com for questions about these forums.


Browse by Tags

All Tags » planting a garden (RSS)
  • Ideas for people who have trouble bending or no space to garden

    This is a good article on simple gardening tips, particularly for people who have trouble bending, etc. (The site itself has a number of articles for people with health issues which I find useful.) http://www.yourlifetodaymagazine.com/SimpleGardeningIdeas.php There is a picture of a raised bed with legs...
    Posted to Forum by Mimi on Wed, Jul 18 2012
  • Planting by the Signs of the Moon

    Does anyone plant by the signs? My Grandmother, Dad and Aunts did and believed that if you wanted to have sucessfull crops, you must to it. I took part in a test last year and will be part of one again this year. We all had to plant the same seeds from the same place , 1/2 planted on a good day and the...
    Posted to Forum by babs on Tue, Feb 15 2011
  • my self serve veggy stand makes 120 aday

    it was something i started after losing my job ,,,, i went back to basics ,,, ten years later its a big success , take time to view some of my photos ,, at www.hartsgroveproduce.com , i,ll answer your questions ,,, thanks kevin
    Posted to Forum by iinvent1 on Fri, Jan 14 2011
  • Re: For those of you that own a greenhouse...

    This is the green house we bought in 2006 from Farm Tek. I find more and more uses for it as I've gone along. DH set it up so it has its own propane heater. I always start tomato, peppers and some flowers mid April and by the end of May everything is mature enough to plant in the ground. The only...
    Posted to Forum by Karen K on Fri, May 14 2010
  • Starting a Vegetable Plot

    I hit a jack pot of informational sites. Growveg.com has a page on starting a vegetable plot. I tend to want to dive into planting haphazardly and end up with an overwhelming mess and dead plants. I think I'll take some tips from this article for a planned approach when I decide to try ground planting...
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Tue, Feb 16 2010
  • Re: seed planning

    Cinnamon, Actually, I'm in south central Missouri, right on the Arkansas line. I have succeeded using a cold frame here but didn't start one this year. Temps are below freezing these days. Winter sowing can be done any time most places. It just means providing a protected environment for the...
    Posted to Forum by Anna Marie on Sat, Jan 2 2010
  • Re: Anyone Ever Use Topsy Turvy or Tomato Trees ?

    Yes, I have one on my front patio. It has been super. rapid growth for tomatoes and an abundance of them. I chose roman tomatoes, next year I'm going to do both roman and larger tomatoes. The most success I have ever had with tomatioes. I have nott had a problem with bugs as in the past. I happen...
    Posted to Forum by gamin1023 on Wed, Jun 10 2009
  • Re: How Does Your Garden Grow? Summer 2009 Garden Club!

    I am really late getting my garden started this year. Normally I try to plant around the first or second week of May, but this year we had a frost through the third week of May and it has rained and been too wet to till the ground until now. So my husband and I tilled the ground Monday and Tuesday we...
    Posted to Forum by shrewgirl2020 on Wed, Jun 3 2009
  • Re: Frugal Flower Bed

    Chop or dig up a small area in your yard, sow some seeds, and watch them grow! Belle
    Posted to Forum by homesteaderbelle on Fri, Apr 24 2009
  • Re: What does "Going to seed" mean?

    I found this book with easy to understand instructions on saving and sowing seed and how to let plants "go to seed". It offers lots of info about what the seed should look like when it is ready to be collected, methods to plant, etc. I started saving seed with the easy plants like marigolds...
    Posted to Forum by Karen K on Sun, Apr 19 2009
Page 1 of 2 (12 items) 1 2 Next >
About Us    Privacy Policy    Writers' Guidelines     Sponsorship     Media    Contact Us



Powered by Community Server (Commercial Edition), by Telligent Systems