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Our 3 “Must Plant” Fall Crops For The Garden

It seems hard to believe, but the end of August is fast approaching! As our Summer garden and its wonderful bounty of fresh tomatoes, peppers, …

Gardening

Starting a New Vegetable Plot

Starting a vegetable plot on uncultivated or neglected land can appear daunting. You may have an image of a beautiful, productive kitchen garden in …

5 Techniques to a More Productive Vegetable Garden

Whether you're a first-time vegetable gardener or have twenty years of experience, we all can agree that there is nothing better than a monumental …

Raised Bed Gardens and Small Plots

<b>Raised bed gardens</b>, tiny plots, container gardening, and other techniques help you grow more in less space. Here are 5 tips to make your harvest …

7 Secrets For A High-Yield Vegetable Garden, Even When You're Tight On Space

Try these organic tips and tricks to get the most out of your planting space<p>Imagine harvesting nearly half a ton of tasty, beautiful, organically …

Gardening

Grow Your Own Food! The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds

Regardless of where you live or what method you choose to grow food, it all begins the same way…with a seed! In The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds by …

Freebies

7 Cheap Ways to Start an Organic Garden

With the high cost of organics at the supermarket, you might assume that gardening organically is expensive and difficult. The fact is that it …

Gardening

Gardening 101: How to Use Eggshells in the Garden

Last fall I started collecting eggshells after I read an article on Real Farmacy that touted their usefulness in the garden for everything from …

Get Rid of Slugs in the Garden | Easy 6 Step Plan

<b>How to Get Rid of Slugs or Snails in Your Garden: the 6 Step Plan</b><p><b>By following the steps below you can eliminate most slug or snail damage and grow a</b> …

The Low-Impact But Still Lush Lawn | Lawn Care - Consumer Reports

7 steps to sustainable lawn care<p>Photo: Gallery Stock<p><b>Let it grow.</b> A scalped lawn means weak, shallow roots, so let your grass grow to about 4½ inches …

Gardening

How to Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

• Home<br>• ><br>• Green<br>• ><br>• How to Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages<p>posted 2 years ago<br>Categories: Green<p>As I work on turning this one acre homestead into a …

23 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier

Whether you've got two green thumbs or you're an avowed plant-murderer, you need these tips.

Waste Not – Want Not: Regrowing Food from Kitchen Scraps

from Whole Foods via Cookingstoned.tv<p>Spring is in the air, and I catch myself daydreaming about sun on my back and dirt under my fingernails. <b>I can’t</b> …

Gardening

What can I plant in my garden to help honey bees?

I wrote a post last year that looked at five ways we can help bees but since then I’ve taken beginners lessons in beekeeping. One of the lectures was …

Insects

Garden-Based Learning

Numerous studies point to school gardens as a means of improving academic achievement, promoting healthy lifestyles, demonstrating the principles of …

Pedagogy

Selecting Plants for a Tropical Garden

Materials and Tools:<p>large plant containers<br>soil amendments<br>herbs<br>recycled glass<br>floral tape<br>vegetable plants<br>dwarf fruit trees<br>shovel<br>trowel<p>Steps:<p>1. In …

5 Tips Before You Build A Raised Garden Bed » Print

Everybody’s putting in raised beds these days and there is a reason for that. Raised garden beds are easy to make and easy to care for, making them …

Gardening

Different Solutions

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How Agrihoods Are Making Farm-To-Table Living Hip

If you’ve ever tasted an heirloom tomato still warm from the vine or an omelet made from just-laid eggs, then you know just how good fresh can be. Now imagine living in a neighborhood where access to farm-raised produce is just steps away from your front door.<p>Who says you can’t have your organic …

Farming

Victory Garden

Introduction: Victory Garden<p>Starting a garden indoors<p>It's more important than ever to grow your own food....every year this is how we start ours.<p>I …

Gardening

10 Easy Pieces: Heirloom Seeds for Spring

The writer Michael Pollan advises: “Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.” To that, we would like to add: Don’t grow …

Wood Flats for Seed Starting - Organic Gardening

The weather will soon give way to temperatures warm enough to plant in our gardens and we need to have transplants ready, which means starting the …

Woodworking

Open source Mini-Farm Grow Box allows gardeners to grow greens in the home

Texas-based consumer health advocate Mike Adams of non-profit organization Food Rising has developed a new soil-free, non-electric, home-based food …

The Permaculture of Soil, Part 3: Soil Care - Permaculture Courses

So, what does it need in order to thrive and allow us to thrive? It needs to be left alone, as much as possible, to do what it does.<p><b>Do you dig?</b><p>When …

Gardening

Holistic Living & Growing Vegetables

Are you starting to think about a vegetable garden?<p>I am! We moved to our property in July of last year and even though it was late in the season, we …

The Home Farming Project - Companion Planting with Herbs

Filed in Gather Home & Garden Essential by Sonia Martinez on August 15, 2011 •<p>In previous articles I have mentioned what veggies help best by being …

Gardening

6 Steps for a DIY Home Seed Germination Test

Before you go to all the work to plant Heirloom Seeds you have purchased or plant the seeds you collected from your garden this do this easy test to …

Indoor Seed-Starting Calendar - Organic Gardening

I know it seems spring is far, far away in January. Luckily for us gardeners we get to start spring early! End of January into February is seed …

Victory Garden Chicken System

Posted by Ecofilms on Mar 26, 2011 in Permaculture, Techniques DIY, Urban Permaculture | 0 comments<p>The notion of Victory Gardens sounds rather quaint …