When to prune trees, shrubs, and other plants is one of the biggest questions gardeners ask. They’re afraid to prune plants at the wrong time of year. Will it hurt them? What if I accidentally cut off all of the flowers? First, try not to worry too much about when to prune. There’s a simple…
Learn How to Garden
Welcome to Home Garden Joy, the place to learn all about gardening. I’ll teach you how to grow fresh, delicious organic fruit, vegetables, herbs, and flowers. I also share recipes to help you live a healthy, plant-based lifestyle, and tips to help you preserve the harvest to enjoy your garden’s bounty all year long.
Whether you’re brand new to the world of gardening or a green thumb, welcome to Home Garden Joy – the kitchen garden reimagined
What Will You Find at Home Garden Joy?
The site is filled with everything you need to know to start a garden from scratch. You can learn how to grow vegetables, flowers, herbs, fruit, and more. And, I also share plenty of recipes to help you preserve, store and enjoy the harvest.
Meet the Gardener – Jeanne Grunert
Hi, I'm Jeanne Grunert. I'm your host here at Home Garden Joy. I'm a Virginia Master Gardener, herbalist, and writer. I've been gardening my whole life, first in a tiny urban backyard in raised beds, pots, and containers, and now on a 17 acre organic farm in Virginia called Seven Oaks. I'll teach you everything I know about growing fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers. I'm glad you're here!