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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

Four Tips for Wrapping Up the Summer Gardening Season

On September 22, 2017, the first day of fall arrives. Yikes, that's next month! Don't worry there's still plenty of warm weather ahead, which means lots of summer garden goodies yet to harvest.

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

Note: As with any product review articles we write, we have not been paid or compensated in any way that would cause us to give anything less than an honest and accurate review of

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

When you're new to something, you might have noticed that the "veterans" speak a whole different language than you've ever heard before. Yes, they're technically using English, but the terminology still seems quite

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