How do you prioritize sustainability in your gardening practices?
- Gardening as a relaxing and family-time hobby
- Giving back to nature through sustainable gardening practices
What are your top tips for creating a sustainable garden?
Top Tips for a Sustainable Garden:
- Composting food scraps to reduce waste and fertilize the garden
- Using Vego Compost Bins for efficient composting
- Mulching garden beds to regulate temperature and conserve water
- Utilizing Vego garden straw mulch for water retention
What inspired you to use Vego Garden raised beds for your garden?
Inspiration for Using Vego Garden Raised Beds:
- Long-lasting and durable quality of Vego raised beds
Share some specific tips and plant recommendations for your USDA hardiness zone
Tips and Plant Recommendations for USDA Zone 10B:
- Being in Southern California, Zone 10B, allows for year-round gardening without frost dates
How do you incorporate sustainable materials into your raised bed gardening setup?
Incorporating Sustainable Materials in Raised Bed Setup:
- Utilizing the Hugelkultur method to repurpose yard resources and save money on soil
Have you implemented any eco-friendly pest control methods in your gardening? If so, what are they?
Implementing Eco-Friendly Pest Control Methods:
- Using baking soda for curing fungus diseases like Powdery Mildew and Blight
- Utilizing boiling water for weed control and BT for caterpillar problems
How do you promote biodiversity in your garden and create a thriving ecosystem?
Promoting Biodiversity and Thriving Ecosystem:
- Growing flowers to attract beneficial insects, especially in urban areas with fewer pollinators
Sandra's Story & Advice
Through the joys and challenges of gardening, Sandra has experienced substantial growth and learning. Her garden has become an abundant source of nourishment, providing enough vegetables to feed her family of five and even share with extended family, friends, and neighbors.
When asked about the key ingredients for a successful garden, Sandra highlighted several crucial factors:
She created this quote and this has been her guiding light. It encapsulates the radiant growth of my plants and the profound personal growth that arises from nurturing a garden
As you explore Sandra's world of gardening, allow her quotes to inspire your own journey of cultivating the earth and the soul.