About Aaron von Frank

Cofounder & CEO of GrowJourney. Organic gardening teacher, garden writer and permaculture enthusiast. Lover of life and wife (aka "The Tyrant").

Four Tips for Wrapping Up the Summer Gardening Season

Is it time to wrap up the summer gardening season? It's hard to believe the season's over and cold weather is on its way. If your summer gardening season is coming to an end, here

Are Bootstrap Farmer Seed Starting Supplies All They’re Cracked Up to Be?

Note: This article is an accurate and honest review of Bootstrap Farmer's seed starting supplies. We have not been paid to write a product review - e.g. we're not biased. We're simply writing a product review

How to read a garden seed packet (plus a glossary of garden terms)

Are you trying to read a garden seed packet and having difficulty deciphering the terminology? This article will help you easily decipher that confusing gardening lingo! When you're new to something, you might have noticed

Video: How to grow ladybugs in your garden

Want to grow ladybugs in your garden? This article (and video) will show you how!  If you're a regular reader of this blog, you know how much we love insects, especially pollinators and predatory insects. You

Patio & Container Gardening With Sub-Irrigated Planters

Sub-irrigated planters (SIPs) will save you time and money. They'll also help you grow healthier plants than standard garden pots produce.  Do you have a patio or container garden? If you're using traditional pots, you know that it

Our Top-5 Summer Gardening Tips

A roundup of our top-5 summer gardening tip articles to help you grow your best organic garden ever! It's getting hot outside. Your garden is taking off with plants seemingly doubling in size overnight. Bees,

New Video: Succession Planting & Biodiversity

It's helpful to see things in action in addition to reading about them on paper (or screen). We talk a lot about hugelkultur, succession planting, and biodiversity in our educational materials, so we thought it

Edible Landscaping Made Easy: Design Theory and How to Get Started

Edible landscaping is the merging of landscape design with edible gardening. Yes, you can have a beautiful yard and eat it too!   Let’s face it, using edible plants in a garden design and

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The Surprising Benefits Of Gardening Go Way Beyond Your Health

The health, social, economic, and environmental benefits of gardening are a clear call to action: human beings need gardens.     We love organic gardening and can't imagine life without being surrounded by plants, wildlife, and garden-fresh food. We also

How to Grow Lettuce: Tips & Tricks For the Home Gardener

These tips and tricks will teach you how to grow lettuce organically in your garden to get huge, continual yields! We admit it: we love "rabbit food," as veggie-averse folks often refer to lettuce.