Why should you add chives to your garden? Because chives are good for more than just baked potatoes and sour cream.
06 May 2022
Are you ready to build the outdoor space of your dreams - one that will provide you and your family with an outdoor sanctuary that delight you with years of enjoyment? Landscaping is a personal and practical process that requires planning, foresight, and patience.
Breaking down the structure of your outdoor space will help you segment the plans, planting, and embellishing. Think of your yard as a structure with the bones, pathways, rooms, and design elements that will all make up the formation of your personal oasis.
A kitchen garden, also called a potager garden, is a garden that’s designed to be a functional and aesthetically pleasing space. It’s not the same as a vegetable garden even though it yields vegetables.
A kitchen garden is:
a feast for all the senses
ornamental and functional
has visual impact
and most importantly, a kitchen garden has edibility.
What is seasonal eating? Eating seasonally means you are eating the freshest local food. It's purchasing and consuming the fruits and vegetables that are locally grown at their prime time of harvest. (It's extra special if it's grown in your own garden.) The produce will be simply delicious and fresh because it's picked when it's at its best.
In full disclosure - we started keeping chickens before keeping chickens during Covid was cool. Here at Calgo we already knew the benefits of the backyard fowl before chickens became the unexpected pet of the pandemic. The surprising trend of tending chickens came from the unease about food security coupled with new stay at home stay away from work policies. New lifestyles had people flocking to the hatcheries. But raising chickens is more than a pandemic past time and shouldn't be attempted without serious consideration.
Growing a garden with your children is more than just planting seeds. When you make planting a garden
a family event, you reap more than just vegetables. There are so many benefits to teaching your
children how to create a garden and here’s our top five reasons to get planting with your kids.