I find very few things more satisfying than rolling up my sleeves in the backyard and tending to my bulbs and perennials. When I’ve got my nose out of the garden, you can usually find me skimming through my favorite gardening blogs, looking for fresh ideas. Here’s a list of some of my favorites.
So what makes a good border these days? A thought that dogged me on my recent visit to gardens predominantly in Cheshire. And what do we mean by the border? Is a good border classed as a typical herbaceous border as seen at Arley Hall or has that doyenne of the Victorian grand garden lost its…
The Guardian’s blog on gardening and gardens
For the love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but always grows and grows to an enduring and ever-increasing source of happiness.
4. Out of my shed
These delicate violas are from viola specialist Wildegoose Nursery (Viola cornuta ‘Winona Cawthorne’ I think) and as well as being edible, they have a delicious honey scent. And planted alongside are some wonderfully textured mustard leaves. Red Frills, Golden Streaks, Green in Snow and Giant Red are all in the mix. Dead-heading keeps the violas constantly flowering, although I might have to replace some of the mustard leaves soonish, which are just about going to seed.
Urban Organic Gardener
Urban-style organic gardening blog about growing your own food with limited space and creative resources.
Big Blog Of Gardening
Organic gardening, organic lawn care. Delicious vegetables and fruit, beautiful flowers, and a green lawn without chemicals.
Cold Climate Gardening
I’m so glad to have you visit! If you are looking for help gardening in a challenging cold or short-season climate, you’ve come to the right place! Gardeni
A Gardener’s Wardrobe
Understanding Symbolism in a Japanese Garden.
Growing Cucumbers On A Trellis: How To Grow Cucumbers Vertically
Growing cucumbers on a trellis is easy, looks awesome, and has many benefits. Learn how to grow cucumbers vertically, and get tons of cucumber care tips.
11. DIY Garden
12. The Citrus Guy
“The Citrus Guy” is an expert in the cultivation of Citrus from Lowcountry who currently has over 55 different varieties in his yard. He declares himself as an Exotic Tropical Fruit buff, growing things many people have never heard of. But don’t be fooled, he is well versed in all other kinds of fruit as well.
13. My Garden Post
My Garden School is a Learning With Experts School, an online course provider for flexible learning. Their blog is a mixture of fun and interesting facts about gardening, interviews, and useful tips about gardening.
This blog is dedicated to all things related to vegetable gardening.
16. Heirloom Bay
In growing and selling organic, heirloom seeds, Heirloom Bay does its part in preserving what’s left of the natural, nutritional diversity that our grandparents once enjoyed.
HLB supports the Library of Life (the LOL), a fiscally-sponsored nonprofit that hosts free plant swaps at public libraries all over the country. In addition to volunteering for and donating to the LOL, Heirloom Bay returns 10% of each purchase to its customers in the form of $calechange.
A blog full of laid-back composting advice written in fun and easy-to-read posts. Learn backyard composting tips and tricks to turn your garbage into a dark crumbly soil amendment.
A beautiful blog about homesteading, homekeeping, family, and faith ran by Kristina Seleshanko.
All the way from Buckinghamshire comes this lovely blog aiming to give your gardening creativity a boost!
20. Garden Ambition
Garden Ambition consists of a reliable team, who filters too technical advice into an easy-to-understand content that you can easily grasp. They also make sure that what they share is proven, efficient gardening stuff that actually works and is safe to follow.
Nancy On The Home Front is here to help with living a healthier life, one step at a time. Each week Nancy shares posts on clean eating, adding fitness into your life, gardening and preserving what you harvest and of course good healthy and delicious recipes, at least most of the time!
22. Grab a Gardener
Grab a Gardener is a site that matches you with the most qualified gardeners who have been thoroughly interviewed and have had their references checked. And if that isn’t enough, they also have an awesome gardening blog.
23. Urban Farm
Urban Farm is a site that provides the inspiration, knowledge, and tools that promote and encourage healthy lives and environments so you can pursue your goals and dreams of a healthier life with a community of people who care. Visit them and learn all about growing healthier food that will nourish your life and transform your world.
Vialii Garden Services (previously Wee County Gardening) was born in January 2006 and has developed a loyal customer base for garden maintenance. They are keen organic gardeners and care about the environment and nature and, where possible, incorporate these aspects into their work, whether it’s using local materials, plants which attract wildlife or encouraging pesticide-free practices. They also have an awesome blog that teaches you anything and everything you need to know about gardening!
25. The Garden Plot
The Garden Plot is about all things ‘Gardening.’ Dedicated to bringing you the best gardening info, we at Garden Media Group welcome all your comments and if you have a book or link we should know about, share it with us!
26. Gone Gardening
Do you love gardens and gardening? Then this is a blog for you. It’s all about gardens–sun gardens, shade gardens, water gardens, children’s gardens, vegetable gardens, and famous gardens. It also has information about plants and gardening tips.
There is a serious PROBLEM with the NUTRITION-LESS state of modern fruits and vegetables. Did you know that the food in our grocery stores is FAR less nutritious today than at any other time in human history! Yes, even the fruits and vegetables! Does that bother you? It should!
How and why did this happen? What can we do about it? Most importantly, how can you ensure that you are feeding your family the healthiest, most nutritious fruits and vegetables possible?
In the Phytonutrient Blog, Joe Urbach of www.GardeningAustin.com answers those important questions while providing gardeners with a wealth of information on what varieties to grow to get the biggest nutritional bang for their gardening and shopping buck!