Winter Gardening Tips from Master Gardener and Permaculturist Eliza Lord

I'm often asked for winter gardening tips or how to get started with a cold season garden. My answer? It depends on where you're located, what you like eating, and when you want to harvest your

Want to Garden Like a Pro? Here’s a Simple and Affordable Indoor Grow Light Setup

Note: We’ve recently updated this article to include the latest LED grow light technology in addition to common fluorescent shop lights which can also be used as grow lights. Since this article was originally written, the price of LED grow lights has decreased significantly, making them competitive with or in some cases even less expensive than fluorescent lighting. 

Easiest Garden Plants to Grow in the Fall and Winter

What are the easiest garden plants to grow in the fall and winter? In this article, we’ll help you figure out how to keep garden-fresh produce on the table no matter how cold and dreary it is outside! 

Four Tips for Wrapping Up the Summer Gardening Season

Is it time to wrap up the summer gardening season? It's hard to believe the season's over and cold weather is on its way. If your summer gardening season is coming to an end, here

How to Grow Delicious Austrian Winter Peas For Winter Greens

When you think of cold weather garden plants that you can harvest throughout the winter, what comes to mind? Spinach, kale, cilantro, chickweed, arugula, claytonia... there are a ton of winter garden goodies to choose

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July 2016 Tip: When To Start Fall Seeds

by Eliza Holcombe Lord, Master Gardener, Master Naturalist, Permaculturist July 2016 Tip of the Month: When to Start Fall Seeds and Why You Should Give Cold Weather Gardening a Try! It's

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