We have lots of yummy vegetables already sprouted and on their way to their second set of leaves. They should be ready for transplant by the end of the month and I am excited to get out in the garden and do my thing.
So excited in fact that I just had to share all my favorite supplies. If you are just starting out you will want to pick up a few of these tools to have a successful growing season this year. These tools will get you on your way to a great season of vegetable gardening!
A large selection of garden vegetables. Grow your own beans, broccoli, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, corn, cucumbers, lettuce, okra, onions, peas, peppers, radishes, squash, zucchini, tomatoes and watermelon. Plenty to feed your family and varieties to meet everyone’s taste.
Knowing exactly when to start vegetable seeds indoors, transplant them into the ground, pinch off the blossoms, and pick for peak flavor is the secret to enjoying bountiful harvests all through the season. In Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook, authors Ron and Jennifer Kujawski eliminate the guesswork with weekly to-do lists that break gardening down into easily manageable tasks.
Control of hard shell insects (fleas, ticks, ants, roaches, beetles, bed bugs, etc); Will not harm earthworms. Elimination and prevention of worms and internal parasites without chemicals. Improved coat and hoof condition. Fewer flies due to preventing fly larvae from developing in manure. Safe for Human or Animal Consumption. This is a must have for vegetable gardening for sure.
Earthworm castings (1-0-0) are one of nature’s most abundant and effective fertilizers. A rich, odorless, all-natural organic product that is extremely cost-effective because you use just a little to achieve big results. Four sizes available. Strong customer recognition and loyalty.
The Fiskars Softouch tools provide excellent comfort and durability to make digging, cultivating and transplanting in the garden a breeze. Each soft, contoured handle fits your hand naturally and encourages a neutral wrist position to help reduce hand stress and fatigue. The flat end pad of each handle also offers a smart way to generate more leverage than other garden tool. Softouch garden tools include a lifetime warranty.
Sterling’s Rain Wizard 50 can collect and store up to 50 gallons of this precious rainwater resource and it will help you save money! The oak colored barrel is made from ultraviolet resistant polyethylene. It is resistant to rust, mold, and rotting and features a brass spigot for easy hose hookup. There’s even a debris and bug screen to keep your water clean! The Rain Wizard 50 is designed to be child and pet safe. The barrel is made in the U.S.A.
Please welcome the 7 cubic foot Compost Wizard Jr. This little guy is the scaled down version of its 12 cubic foot kin. The Jr. holds 7 cubic feet of compost and sits on a wheeled base. The handles now provide better grip to make turning even easier. The 12-inch twist off lid keeps your compost safely closed off but is easy to remove and even doubles as an extra turning point.
I rent a plot every year and it is a pain in the butt to drag the hose everywhere. This year we’re installing these for easy maneuvering. The Contech Electronics Scarecrow Motion-Activated Sprinkler presents an innovative, humane way to keep pets and wildlife from disturbing your yard and garden without the use of complicated traps or potentially hazardous chemicals. The sprinkler combines a surprise spray of water with unexpected motion and noise to create a safe, effective deterrent to unwanted visitors, making vegetable gardening easy.
This raised garden bed frame assembles without any tools! Simply use a hand screw driver to install the decorative tops. Tiered design is perfect for deep rooted vegetables.
The Vegetable Garden Drip Kit is perfect for any home vegetable garden, or for the rented plot gardener! Efficiently watering your vegetable gardens has never been easier or more time efficient! Everything you need to water up to 100 linear feet of vegetables, making vegetable gardening a breeze.