Gardening Tips

We sell Wetsels garden seeds.  They  quality seeds and a very nice variety.  

1woman29-thumb    Quick, handy reference vegetable planting charts (by plant, by month and recommended plants per acre).


Picture tour of my greenhouse.


Dealing with Garden Pests

Every garden and yard has to have some flowers to make it complete.  I am not doing an information section on flowers but wanted to share some pictures of some of my favorite flower beds.  Click here for a tour of  my flower gardens.


Some Other Helpful Links


Organic Gardening includes links, ideas and thoughts by Pat!

Personal, small scale hydroponic gardening: (coming soon)


My Favorite Gardening Books

  • Gardening:  The  Complete Guide to Growing America’s Favorite Fruits and Vegetables, from the National Gardening Association.

I originally purchased this book in 1986 and have looked for it in recent years for friends but have not been able to find it.  It has truly been my favorite gardening friend.  The pages are starting to look like the well-worn pages of a cook-book!

  • The Vegetable Gardener’s BIBLE by Edward C. Smith

This book is worth missing a meal to afford to buy!  It not only has colorful pages for each vegetable but easy to understand instructions for sowing, soil preparation, harvesting, storing, and varieties. The first half of the book deals with starting plants, purchasing seeds, tools, fertilizing, irrigation, composting, pest, diseases, and much, much more.   If you have this book you won’t need my advice!