Sue Williams

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Why our brains love the ocean: Science explains what draws humans to the sea

I’m standing on a pier at the Outer Banks of North Carolina, fifty feet above the Atlantic. To the left and right, forward, back, and below, all I can see is ocean. I’m wearing a light blue hat that looks like a bejeweled swim cap, and a heavy black cable snakes down my back like a ponytail. Even …

Free, Homemade Liquid Fertilizers

Many organic gardeners keep a bottle of liquid fish fertilizer on hand to feed young seedlings, plants growing in containers and any garden crop that …

Gardening

Backyard Vegetable Garden: Enjoying the Bounty

Backyard Vegetable Garden: Enjoying the Bounty<p>How to reduce the work while increasing your harvest by adding a few simple tricks to your gardening …

back door herb garden

Hi, I want to share my back door herb garden with you before the season ends. I meant to share when I made it and all the plants were cute & …

Get Started Growing: 5 Easy Small Vegetable Garden Ideas To Try

If you’re thinking about starting a small vegetable garden but feel like a total newbie, here are some simple ideas to get you moving towards growing …

Gardening

Transformed :: Mason Jar Herb Garden

<i>Morning, everyone!</i> Claire here, with a weekend project that’s perfect for all of you who are gearing up for lots of holiday cooking. Remember two …

Home Gardening in Unusual Spaces

Sometimes a little dose of the unexpected is all you need to take your yard or home to the next level! Today’s post is for those who are looking for …

6 Essential Elements to Growing Herbs in Pots

A fun way to grow herbs in pots<p>Growing herbs in pots is one of the easiest ways to have fresh herbs at your fingertips. There are just a few basic …

Gardening

Organic Bug Spray Recipe

Let’s talk about insects, shall we? About how much we hate them? And then, let’s talk about an organic bug spray recipe.<p>Some days I can take a sucker …

How to grow climbing beans | Grow your own

Runner beans and climbing French beans, in particular, give a garden structure and colour, with their red or white flowers and their towers of greenery<p>We forget how beautiful vegetables can be. Usually, when we admire a swollen pumpkin or a glossy cabbage, we're thinking about how it might feed us, …

30 Insanely Clever Gardening Tricks

No green thumb required.

DIY: Instant Indoor Herb Garden

Your duty, as a summer guest, is to admire your hosts’ overflowing herb garden without betraying envy. Instead ask sweetly if they would like to …

21 Epsom Salt Garden "Cheats" You Don't Want To Miss!

There are many reasons to use Epsom salt (magnesium sulfate) in the garden. It contains magnesium one of what vegetable garden growers call the …

23 + Smart Tips Tricks and Secrets For Growing Juicy Tasty Tomatoes

Mention the word “garden” and the first picture to pop in most people’s mind is the – Tomato! Big juicy beefsteak tomatoes, small cherry tomatoes, …

Best Vegetables to Grow in the Shade

For many gardeners, the optimum conditions most vegetables prefer — eight to 10 hours of full sun — just aren’t possible. Whether it’s from trees or …

Gardening

Gardening 101: Tomatoes

Tomatoes: “Wolf Peaches”<p>Tomatoes are something like that co-worker who sweetly wears pencil skirts and cardigans, and is all sunshine and timely …

Strawberry Plants Producing Runners but no Strawberries?

A common complaint of new strawberry growers is that their strawberry plants aren’t producing strawberries. They have planted them, provided them …

Quick Cut Flowers

A riot of color. That's the rosy definition of my yard's unruly borders, where colorful annuals and self-seeded dill, parsley, and forget-me-not …

Publications

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Biomechanics

Follow Proper Pruning Techniques | Earth-Kind® Landscaping

<b>Douglas F. Welsh, Professor and Extension Horticulturist<br>Everett Janne, Extension Landscape Horticulturist (deceased)</b><p>Proper pruning enhances the …

Denver County Extension Horticulture

Horticulture Program<p>The CSU Denver Extension - Horticulture Program provides outreach & engagement in all areas of environmental horticulture to the …

Gardening

Peroxide Garden! Ways to use Hydrogen Peroxide in the Garden

Peroxide Gardening: Ways to use Hydrogen Peroxide in the Garden<p>The benefits of hydrogen peroxide for a garden can apply for <b>any kind</b> of a garden, and …

Charcoal and Gardening

<b>Charcoal is used as a top dressing for gardens, lawns and golf greens. Used in potting soils and bedding compounds, charcoal works as a soil</b> …

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Epsom salt is a popular supplement in organic gardening. For those interested in “green” living, Epsom salt is an ideal component in an organic …

How and When To Harvest Vegetables and Fruit

Vegetable & Fruit Harvest Guide<p><b>How and when to harvest & successfully store your crops</b><p>At the first of summer, we got started on how to plan and plant …

Why Lettuce Bolts, and What You Can Do About It

comments (5) April 24th, 2008<p>28 users recommend<p>When a plant bolts, it becomes inedible.<p>by Israel Zelitch<br>June 2000<br>from issue #27<p>What sensitive …

Lettuce