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Gardening Equipment Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Gardening Equipment.

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Calculating the Cost of Growing Your Own Food

Many of us assume that a backyard vegetable garden can save us money, but is it really true? After investing in equipment, soil, seeds and water, do you really come out on top? The answer varies upon the size of your garden, whether you start yo...  Read more

Dodging the Exercise Roller Coaster

Have you ridden the Exercise Vortex? It’s the most popular fitness roller coaster of all time.   You go up, you go down. Fast fitness climbs are interrupted by burnout and steep drops in activity--until you bottom out and start a...  Read more

Cultivating a Child-Friendly Backyard

Imagine that you are the same age as your child… What grade were you in? Who was your teacher? Your best friend? Favorite game? Imagine that you are outside… Did you have a place that you considered your own? A treehous...  Read more

An Introduction to Companion Planting

Companion planting, briefly, is the act of planting different crops in your garden in close physical proximity, based on the theory that they will help each other. The main use of this method is for deterring pests and disease without resorting to sy...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Composting

When organic matter such as leaves, grass clippings and food scraps break down, you get compost, a dark, dirt-like "soil" that is rich in nutrients. Compost happens even without human involvement; for example, the leaves that fall on the fo...  Read more

I just can't understand how the "gardening" calori
Updated 8/30/2016 11:11:40 AM

I just can't understand how the "gardening" calorie count is correct. I busted my butt for 2 hr 45 min and it says I burned 800 calories. I really don't feel like I worked THAT hard. Anyone else think this is incorrect?...  Read more

#firstpost. Any 65 - Spark fans here? I get lots of exercise gardening, have been walking 2mi. dai
Updated 8/27/2016 2:11:30 PM

#firstpost. Any 65 - Spark fans here? I get lots of exercise gardening, have been walking 2mi. daily for 3mo. I want to do more but I can't figure why I'm still as tired afterward ad when I started. Any suggestions?...  Read more

Olive garden? Any healthy choices? I'm going on a
Updated 8/25/2016 12:27:56 AM

Olive garden? Any healthy choices? I'm going on a special date there tom night...  Read more

Heavy gardening today, moving planters, digging ou
Updated 8/24/2016 8:26:21 PM

Heavy gardening today, moving planters, digging out shrubbery, cutting out overgrowth, followed by 3 hours of moving rocks. Thankfully only a few of the rocks were 100 pounders, rolled those. Now off to start the BBQ :)...  Read more

Spark people use to give you an exercise plan based on the equipment that you own. Is that still a f
Updated 8/22/2016 8:55:49 PM

Spark people use to give you an exercise plan based on the equipment that you own. Is that still a feature?...  Read more

Mulching the Garden Helps Me So Much!

I have started a herb garden in addition to my veggie garden[with flowers outlining it!] and since my hubby mulched the herb garden for me, those weeds are being stifled and much LESS showing UP! So, it's off to the garden supply store to get mulch f...  Read more

A Vision Garden

Today I planted myself a vision garden. I thought of the garden as a metaphor of sorts for my own journey of renewal. My garden symbolizes a fresh beautiful start in life... so, when I go out to tend my garden it serves as a reminder that I, much li...  Read more

Gardening

Anyone who loves gardening and wants to combine this love with their desire to be fit and healthy!...  Read more

Add Some Whimsy With These 10 Adorable Garden Tools

Gardening season upon us. Whether you want to start your first herb garden or expand on the number of veggies you grow this year, now is the time to take stock of your tools and accessories and see what you need. And there's no reason why you hav...  Read more

Bigger Products for Bigger Fun

Being a larger or handicapped person is not easy. I won’t even go into the societal issues, but it is just difficult to find products that fit your lifestyle or assist you in ways that may be difficult to talk about. Well, I have researched sit...  Read more