How to transition between growing seasons using no-till organic gardening / farming methods

As we’ve written about elsewhere, we’re big advocates of no-till organic gardening and farming methods. These methods minimize soil disturbance, meaning the vast ecosystems of life underneath your feet don’t get destroyed each season when you till. Instead, the soil ecosystem continues to develop and build.

How to Have Your Butterfly Garden and Eat It Too

Foreword 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 to know

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

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

These tips and tricks will teach you how to grow lettuce organically in your garden to get huge, continual yields! We admit it: we love "rabbit food," as veggie-averse folks often refer to lettuce.

Succession Planting In Your Fall & Winter Garden For Continual Harvests

Try succession planting in your garden to get continual yields and maximize your growing space! In this article, we'll teach you how to do succession planting in your garden. What is succession planting? Before jumping

GrowJourney Member Story: Monika M.

Monika has been gardening for 10 years in Minneapolis, MN. 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

GrowJourney Member Story: Haley Speer

Haley is a lifelong gardener from Cosby, Tennessee. 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 Member Story, Featuring Kerry Anthony

Kerry has been food gardening for 4 years in Chapel Hill, NC. The GrowJourney Member Stories Series features real GrowJourney members and their experiences in their organic gardens. If you're a GrowJourney member, and you

GrowJourney Member Story, Featuring Margie Clayman

Margie has been food gardening for 11 years in Ohio. 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

5 Facts You Should Know About Synthetic Nitrogen Fertilizer

We hear these two questions a lot: Why can't synthetic nitrogen fertilizer be used by certified organic farms if it's used on conventional/industrial farms? Isn't fertilizer all the same - why does it