Browsing the "urban farm" Tag

How to Get Rid of Weeds: 4 Essential Tools

May 23rd, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

Turning my backyard into an urban farm meant I had to learn how to get rid of weeds. Before your next weed eradication mission, get these 4 essential tools


Why They’re Called Heirloom Seeds, and Why You Want Them

July 31st, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

I'm embarrassed to admit it, but I had no idea what made 'heirloom' seeds special (I just thought they were fancy tomatoes). It turns out, most of the commercially available seeds sold at big box hardware and grocery stores are infertile. They're designed to be infertile so that you - budding farmer that you are - won't be able to breed your own seeds and grow your own farm. That's where heirloom seeds come in!



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