Want a verdant, fruitful spring vegetable garden? It’s time to plant now! Learn how to sow seeds and transplant seedlings. One. Two. Three. Grow!
Getting the most out of food is always a worthwhile goal, whether you’re buying it in bulk at a big warehouse or growing your own in a backyard microfarm. One [ … ]
This time around, instead of buying plants, I decided to start my fall garden from seed!
Since I’ve never grown from seed before, I needed to figure out how to grow everything I planted. In case any of you picked up seeds similar to mine, I thought I’d share what I learned!
As humanity faces the biggest challenge it has ever faced – to live sustainably on this wonderful and mysterious blue-green planet – all of our habits and assumptions have come under question. What we eat, of course, has been no different.
Community rules about growing food getting you down? Urban Artichoke has you covered with tips for covert urban gardening.
If you have some eggshells ready to go out to the compost, grab em’ and I’ll show and tell you how to make eggshell seed starters! The first of my “how-to” series, by Cait Scott
New Year’s resolutions related to food are probably some of the most common. I guess it makes sense, given that food is such a central part of our lives and [ … ]
If you want to start a garden next spring but are worried about the time and labor investment, an herb garden is an excellent, easy-to-manage substitute. Here are some tips to start planning your herb garden.
If you’re planning a garden for next season, now’s the time to start thinking about ordering seeds. Here are some tips for deciding what to grow.
As the growing season draws to a close, it’s time to talk about this year’s garden success and failures. Which unusual or exotic seeds will you be reordering this winter, and which ones will be forever banned from your garden?
Urban gardens are a great way to grow local and organic food; however, recent research highlights that some urban gardens may be contaminated with lead.
Check out this vegan recipe from The Homesteader’s Kitchen by Robin Burnside: Indonesian Tempeh Sticks with Gado-Gado. Yum!
It’s that time of year again…your garden is overflowing and you can’t seem to eat fast enough! The zucchini and basil are multiplying faster than you can pick them and [ … ]