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How to Get Your Kids to Enjoy Gardening: 9 Tips

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.    Gardening with my children is one

6 Creative Ways to Use Lots of Peppers

Looking for ways to use lots of peppers from your summer garden? You've come to the right place!  Summer is winding down, and if all has gone well in your garden, the pepper plants have grown

How to transition between growing seasons using no-till organic gardening / farming methods

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

Why you should leave the roots from your old garden plants in the ground

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!

Growing healthier tomatoes and tomatillos via adventitious roots

Learn how to use the adventitious roots on your tomatoes, tomatillos, and other garden plants for healthier seedlings and more productive adult plants. When you think about plant roots, you probably

How to grow microgreens (and use up your extra seeds)

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!

How to get ready for late winter and spring gardening

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. Low tunnels help absorb and trap heat,

Tip: How to keep animals out of your garden

Keeping common pest animals out of your garden might be far easier than you think! We get a lot of emails and social media comments that read like this: "I love to garden, but (insert animal

By | November 8th, 2017|

GrowJourney Member Story: Kirsten Drickey from Bellingham, WA

The GrowJourney Member Stories Series features real GrowJourney members and their experiences in their organic gardens. If you're a GrowJourney member, and you want to share your GrowJourney story, please get in touch! This GrowJourney

By | September 20th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Tip: How to Avoid or Fix Compacted Soil In Your Garden

What happens when you pour water on to a solid surface like a stone countertop? What happens when you pour water over a sponge? These two scenarios are very analogous to something that

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