Advice, tips, and tricks for new gardeners.

Gardening tip: why you should use mulch in your garden

The days of weedy, bare soil gardens are over. Here's the science behind why you should use mulch in your garden AND how to use it correctly.   People often ask us, "If you could only give one gardening tip

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

Preparing Your Garden Beds For Spring

We're big advocates of no-till organic gardening. Preparing your garden beds for spring and summer using no-till organic methods is a bit different from traditional approaches. We'll show you how in this article! Tip: How

Hydroponic Vs. Organic Controversy

Hydroponic Vs. Organic farming: what's the difference? Find answers to your questions here! We're big proponents of organic agriculture (large scale) and organic gardening (small-scale). We're especially vocal in our support for organic no-till methods

How to create a beautiful edible patio garden (or pot arrangement)

Grow your own organic edible patio garden to produce food, a beautiful living space, and safe habitat for pollinators, frogs, and human visitors too! Nearly 60% of people who participate in food gardening in

How Much and When to Water To Get Your Plants Established

Getting your garden plants established is not as simple as you might think. However, doing it properly can make the difference between life and death for your plants, so read on to learn how! How

Thoughts on the article about us in LearnVest, Forbes and Business Insider

Do We Grow Or Save $24,000 of Food Per Year In Our Yard? Recently, LearnVest wrote an article about us (Aaron and Susan von Frank, the husband and wife cofounders of the GrowJourney)