The Best Gardening Posts In March

Post Last Updated: 01st April 2015

If you are looking for a bit of garden related reading then this is just the post for you. Below are 6 blog posts from March that really caught our eye. Let us know your favourites in the comments section!

St Patrick’s Day Celtic Garden Inspiration

Want to add that Irish or Celtic vibe to your garden? Check out this post Rochelle Greayer from Pith & Vigor. The design ideas here unfortunately didn’t make it to Greayer’s book which she wrote last year, but don’t ever think of these as leftovers. Images speak better than words so have a look at the pictures!

Converting Lawn into a Vegetable Garden with Raised Beds

Raised garden beds are perfect for growing small plots of vegetables and flowers. They prevent soil compaction, have good drainage, keep weeds off of your plants, and also helps reduce back pain as you don’t have to bend over to tend to your garden. This thorough guide from Garden Therapy shows you how to turn your lawn to a raised vegetable garden.

How to Have the First Bloom on Your Block: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day

Gardeners place a lot of emphasis on getting the first bloom and for good reasons. It’s a morale booster and it signals the end of winter and the beginning of spring – the season gardener’s love! Getting the first bloom in your neighborhood, however, shouldn’t be left to chance. Have a look at this post by Kathy Purdy and take notes on how to get it done!

Ten Gardening Tips I Will Never Write About

This is a rant and Matt Mattus made that clear at the start of the post. Rant against what exactly? Gardening tips that get passed around by people who don’t even know how to garden. It’s a lengthy read but you can skip straight to the 10 popular gardening tips that Matt doesn’t recommend and even warns against.

The Other Garden

This post has 2 parts – it showcases Ivette Soler’s exotic garden (with its palm trees, lava rocks, mammalaria, aloes, and yuccas) and her connection with her garden. You can tell that Ivette holds her relationship with her garden dearly – even calling her garden an extension of herself!

Getting an Early Start – Growing Turmeric, Ginger, Rosemary & Sage

Container gardening is getting a lot of attention lately and for good reason. This gardening method allows you to grow plants in tight spaces…and even get started ahead of time. Read this post by Rochelle Greayer and learn how to get an early start by planting turmeric, rosemary, and other plants indoors!

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