I first began growing beets – otherwise called beetroot – here in Virginia (gardening zone 6B). After my first year of growing beets, I found them easy to grow and delicious when enjoyed fresh. I’ve put together the ultimate guide to growing beetroot in your home garden so that you too can grow your own…
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!