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No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Grow At Home In Containers

Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into ready-to-eat fruits and veggies, but you also don’t …

How to Set Up a Home Generator

Severe weather costs the United States between $18 billion and $33 billion a year. And that number just goes up when there’s a major event: In 2008, …

Beekeeping for Beginners: How to Set Up a Hive | Organic Gardening Videos

Gardening

Click & Grow Introduces Internet-Controlled Smart Farm for Urban Agriculture

California-based company Click & Grow makes urban farming easy for even the least savvy green thumbs. Their electronic smart pots monitor plants and …

free to download, an expert guide to seed-saving

AROUND NOW, THE HOOKS on my mudroom walls offer no space for coats (though the weather hints I’ll be needing mine). Too many paper shopping bags are …

How to Store Potatoes, Onions, Garlic and Squash | Gardener's Supply

<i>Show what you grow!</i> <i>Add your harvest photos by posting to Instagram with</i> <b>#LoveGardeners</b><i>.</i><p>DURING the winter months, when the ground is covered by a thick …

Gardening

A Genius Way to Grow Peppers & Tomatoes in Buckets (Self-Watering)

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

How To Grow An Avocado Tree

Avocados are highly nutritious and flavored, whether we’re talking about salad or guacamole they signal a healthy diet. Try growing an avocado tree …

Avocado

To Bee: Compact Beekeeping Kit for Urban Gardens

Backyard beekeeping has never been more streamlined than this. ‘To-Bee’ is a compact beekeeping setup specifically designed for urban and suburban …

7 Steps to Building a Compost Heap

Been thinking about composting? It can make or break your garden. Compost is decomposed organic matter that helps soil hold water, controls erosion, protects plants against disease, lures soil-enriching earthworms, and ferries minerals from the subsoil. Here, we break down the seven-step process on …

How to take rose cuttings and grow roses in potatoes.. - Amateur Gardening

<b>We show you how to take rose cuttings - plus how to grow roses in potatoes..</b><p><b>Propagating roses by cuttings is easy, and it brings certain side</b> …

Create Your Own Unlimited Supply Of Ginger Root

Ginger has so many healing properties. It can help with nausea, clear sinuses, curb appetites, help with upset tummies, and cure many other ailments. …

7 steps toward permaculture garden - UrbanFarmOnline.com - Sustainable city living at your fingertips

Permaculture

27 Diagrams That Make Cooking So Much Easier

Including easy ingredient substitutions, basic knife skills, meat marinating times, and more.

This farm 115 feet below London's streets could change the future of food

Just off a major road, the surface entrance of the farm is a small warehouse—the size of a corner grocery store—that gives no hint of the experiment beneath. Founding a farm here is more than just a clever use of agricultural technology. It has created a literal secret garden.<p>When I visited on …

Urban Agriculture

Small Space, Big Promise: Sack Farming Holds Potential For Poor Urban Households

<i>June 20th is Impact Journalism Day, a global media campaign to spotlight solutions. The Huffington Post is one of more than 45 news organizations committed to publishing solutions-based stories that can inspire change on a global level.</i><p>Harriet Nakabaale, 45, a resident of Kawaala, Uganda, a Kampala …

Farming