Gardening soil, potting soil, seed starting mix - isn't it all the same stuff? Nope. In this article we'll tell you the difference and share our DIY seed starting recipe. Many new gardeners don't understand the
Note: We’ve recently updated this article to include the latest LED grow light technology in addition to common fluorescent shop lights which can also be used as grow lights. Since this article was originally written, the price of LED grow lights has decreased significantly, making them competitive with or in some cases even less expensive than fluorescent lighting.
How to Get Your Kids to Enjoy Gardening: 9 Tips is a guest article written by Bethany Hayes. Bethany is a writer, suburban homesteader, and mother of three children.
Looking for ways to use lots of peppers from your summer garden? You’ve come to the right place!
As we’ve written about elsewhere, we’re big advocates of no-till organic gardening and farming methods. These methods minimize soil disturbance, meaning the vast ecosystems of life underneath your feet don’t get destroyed each season when you till. Instead, the soil ecosystem continues to develop and build.
May 2018 Tip of the Month: Leave the roots from your old garden plants in the ground to help feed soil organisms, increase soil organic matter, and grow healthier plants in the future!
Learn how to use the adventitious roots on your tomatoes, tomatillos, and other garden plants for healthier seedlings and more productive adult plants.
In this tip of the month, you’ll learn how to grow microgreens to boost the nutrition in your food, make gorgeous plated dishes, and use up extra seeds you’ve been storing!
Welcome to 2018! It’s been frightfully cold out lately. In the garden beds we don’t have protected with low tunnels, the ground is frozen solid.