The GrowJourney Blog

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

Finally! Garden Pot Sizes Decoded…

At least 10,000 of my (Eliza’s) brain cells died during the grueling research that brought you this information, so please honor their brave sacrifice by sharing it with your other gardening friends (they're guaranteed

By | May 5th, 2017|

Gorgeous Edible Landscaping Made Easy, Part 1 of 3: Design Theory (and How to Get Started)

GrowJourney's Organic Gardening Tip of the Month for May, 2017. Let’s face it, using edible plants in a garden design and actually having it turn out pretty is a challenge. Sprawling

By | May 2nd, 2017|

Top 5 reasons you keep killing your potted tomato plants

The featured image for this article is a tomato harvest from GrowJourney member Monika Melsha's 2016 porch garden. You can read her story here. We're not judging you. After all, you don't intend to murder

Oh, kale no! Organic pest control for kale & brassica pest insects.

The April 2017 Organic Gardening Tip of the Month From GrowJourney  Our edible organic landscape is a brassica-producing machine for 3 out of 4 seasons of the year (our summers are

How to Have Your Butterfly Garden and Eat It Too

Forward by Aaron von Frank, cofounder of GrowJourney: The writer of this article, Dr. April Gordon, is better known to me as "mom," and has been a lifelong inspiration to everyone fortunate enough

The Surprising Benefits Of Gardening Go Way Beyond Your Health

We love organic gardening and can't imagine life without being surrounded by plants, wildlife, and garden-fresh food. But we also like gardening because we think there's convincing research showing that EVERYONE would benefit if they

Is your garden fertilizer causing pest insect infestations on your plants?

Our March Tip of the Month explores the connection between the fertilizers you use and the pest insect problems those choices can create. If you want to seriously geek out on

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

We admit it: we love "rabbit food," as veggie-averse folks often refer to lettuce. Human food: we love big piles of mixed green salads with lots of lettuces mixed in. Extra virgin

How to have your raised bed garden created before breakfast

We’re big proponents of DIY (do it yourself) but sometimes, time and resources make it difficult to take the DIY approach. When it comes to gardening, many people put off getting started because they think it’s going to be hard, grueling work that will require spending days sourcing materials and doing construction. If this sounds like you, we’ve got good news: we’re going to show you how you can click a few buttons on your computer, then have your garden set up and ready to go ridiculously fast – yes, even before breakfast.

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