Find the perfect holiday gift for your favorite gardener or farmer. Valley Oak Tool Company has heavy-duty Broadforks, Wheel Hoes, and other garden tool bargains to help bring your 2017 garden or small farm to life.
In our newest video, gardener David Grau demonstrates how to plant rows of peppers and tomatoes in your garden using Valley Oak Tools Broadforks, Wheel Hoe and attachments like the Furrower, Hiller, and new Bed Rakes.
In our third year of drought, I expect that most of us now comprehend the impact of global warming on climates all over the planet. It is not the time to give up on gardening, but we need to garden smarter.
While we were reading up on onions, we took a look at information about our garlic crop, and the best time to harvest it. We want to make sure the bulbs are mature before we harvest them, in the hopes that they'll store well.
One of the simplest ways to harvest rainwater, and keep it around your garden for a while, is to direct the flow of water from your downspouts into mulched garden basins. Mulch slows evaporation and, when the organic matter decomposes, it adds to the sponge-like, water-holding capacity of the soil.