Gardening, Worm Castings, and Mental Health blog

  • 4 Easy DIY LED Grow Light Stands

    I always love the beginning of the year. It’s as if when the clock hits midnight on the previous year that all gardeners begin to come out of their...
  • 3 January Gardening Tips

    Over the past week it hasn’t gotten warmer than -5Celcius and the garden is completely frozen! Nonetheless, the vegetable gardening season is on th...
  • Mind & Soil Year 1 - 5 Reflections on Mindful Gardening

     Wow - what a year it has been! It seems like just yesterday I was stuffing my first load of worm castings into the back of my VW Sportswagen and s...
  • Can you grow in 100% compost?

    I've long been a HUGE fan of Charles Dowding. A rainy Saturday morning with a cup of hot coffee and Charles' soothing voice sharing his latest No ...
  • The Simplest Method to Starting Seeds

    Buy Worm Casting Seedling Mix There’s a little secret I need to share with you. When you think about starting seeds for the first time or for the ...
  • 5 Steps to Planning the Perfect Garden

    If you’re like me, as soon as the days start getting a bit longer in January, the first thought to cross the mind is the upcoming garden season. Bu...
  • 5 Steps to Intention and Goal Setting for 2021

    As we get the New Year started, it's a perfect time to spend a few minutes slowing down, reflecting on the past year, and aligning our energy for ...
  • The emotions of launching Mind & Soil

      I’m coming to the close of launch weekend and admittedly am feeling quite depleted. I feel like there’s this stigma that the leader is meant to ...
  • 5 Steps To Maximize Your Next Harvest

    As the growing season comes to a close, it's not uncommon for plants to be pulled and the garden beds left dormant for the winter. BUT, the end of...
  • The First Seed

    As I rolled to the far side of the bed I felt precisely what I was dreading: the first rays of sun pouring through the window. Another sleeple...