Our Lady's Victory Garden
Growing Fruits and Veggies on a Quarter Acre
Find the joy that comes through a simple way of life. See the bounty that can be grown by working the soil in your own backyard!
Let's Make Your Garden Beautiful And Green!
Gardening is our way of life
Know how your food is grown and choose what you want to eat.
When to Plant Early Spring Vegetables
There are many general guidelines as to the best time...Read More
Protecting Your Garden Harvest from Squirrels, Rabbits and Pests
One of the most important parts of bringing food from...Read More
Harvesting and Cooking Dandelions
Yesterday we cooked fresh dandelions from our yard. This was...Read More
Which things to grow?
Below are a list of a few items you can add to your quarter acre homestead. Each item has benefits.
Let's Beautify Your Garden Together!
Do flowers have a place in Our Lady's Victory Garden?
Absolutely! Flowers not only bring color to the garden but they play an important role.
Which flowers help attract pollinators?
The following perennials are particularly loved by bees: Bee Balm, Anise Hyssop, and Russian Sage.
Are certain flowers edible?
Yes. One of our favorites are nasturtiums. There are several varieties one being a trailing variety and the other a more compact variety. Flowers and leaves are edible.
Can certain flowers protect veggies?
Yes. Marigolds and tomatoes are companion plants. Marigolds help protect tomatoes from harmful root-knot nematodes in the soil.
Let's Bring Nature Into Your Lovely House
Aloe is a wonderful plant to grow indoors. It does well in a south facing window and can be used for skin wound healing.