Showing posts from April, 2018



I used to love reading and trying out hacks/ trends I saw on websites. I hate the word "hack" since it reminds me of terrible hacking of people's  personal computer information.   It didn't take long for me to discover that the saying " all that glitters ain't gold," applies to some garden hacks. Some of them work and some were made up to boost online income.

I love gardening and this has become my  new hobby since I retired. This hobby has turned out to be very therapeutic for this senior lady. I have tried most 'hacks I've seen online. I'll only share the gardening trends that have worked well in my garden. I have four raised beds and several container gardens.  These gardens have been easy to maintain. Their yield of veggies have saved me lots of money. My freezer is well stocked.

Here are some of the gardening trends that have worked well for me:

Coffee Filters: Place them in the bottom  of planters. They keep soil from falling through