Learn how to manage gardening pests and diseases using organic methods.

Tip: How to keep animals out of your garden

Keeping common pest animals out of your garden might be far easier than you think!

By | November 8th, 2017|

Video: Creating a ladybug factory in your garden

If you're a regular reader of this blog, you know how much we love insects, especially pollinators and predatory insects. You also know that we constantly preach the importance of encouraging robust and

Our Top-5 Summer Gardening Tips

It's June. It's hot outside. Your summer garden is taking off. Bees, butterflies, and insects are buzzing around everywhere (including some insects that seem to want to eat your plants just as much

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

Foreward 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

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

8 Ways To Kill Your Garden Seedlings

You get excited about gardening. You get a few seed packets to start – after all, the varieties in the packets are way more interesting and less expensive than the full grown seedlings for sale in the plant nursery. You bring your seeds home, plop them in soil, and voila! You kill them all… assuming they even germinate in the first place. If this sounds like you, please read on…

Monthly Tip: Where To Buy Organic Gardening Supplies

GrowJourney was started due to a personal problem/need my wife (aka "The Tyrant") and I experienced. After spending weeks going through piles of garden seed catalogues, The Tyrant had grown increasingly overwhelmed by

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