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February 2016: Gardening Tip of the Month – Keeping Seedlings Healthy

by Eliza Holcombe Lord, Master Gardener, Master Naturalist, Permaculturist Update: We've recently created three FREE video classes and an ebook that will teach you everything you need to know to grow

Tip: How to Turn Fall Leaves & Yard Debris Into Perfect Soil For Your Garden

by Eliza Holcombe Lord, Master Gardener, Master Naturalist, Permaculturist It’s never the wrong season to improve garden soil, but fall and early winter are particularly ideal for this task. In forests,

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Five Amazing Soil Facts That Will Change the Way You View the World

What do mushrooms, Christopher Columbus, small pox, climate change, and your dinner all have in common? Read these five amazing soil facts to fin out! Ever notice how much organic farmers, permaculture practitioners,

Calorie Inflation: The Surprising Truth About Grandpa’s Fruits and Veggies

Why You're Eating More Calories And Getting Less Nutrition From the Same Food We've all heard our grandparents say "when I was your age, I could buy a movie ticket for a nickel!"

Want An Organic Garden? Here’s Why You Need Organic Seeds.

The High Cost of Cheap: Conventional Seeds vs Organic Seeds Below, we've provided a quick comparison chart that we'd like you to share on Facebook or Pinterest to help get the word out about an

How, Why and When To Use Cold Frames In Your Garden

Cold Frames: A Useful Resource For Cool and Cold-Weather Gardening Have you ever tried to start seeds indoors and ended up with anemic, gravity challenged sprigs? Bright, direct light is vital to emerging

How We Select Seeds for GrowJourney

Phew! We just finalized another month of awesome seeds for our members. From the outside, selecting five new seed varieties for each month might seem like a simple process. However, it's quite possibly

Get Ready For Fall Gardening!

It’s the middle of July and it’s smoldering hot outside. Your garden is producing mounds of fresh summer produce and your keyboard is still sticky from the fresh blackberry cobbler you spilled on it

What’s the Single Best Gardening Tip We Can Offer?

People often ask us, "If you could only give one gardening tip to a new gardener, what would it be?" Frankly, this is an impossible question to answer because gardening is a holistic, not