Uses for straw and using straw for mulch in the garden

Difference Between Straw and Hay with Cartoons

Until recently, I thought hay and straw were the same thing. Hayrides, barn floors, over-stuffed scarecrows and cows munching on grass - that's what...

How to Grow Potatoes in Recyled Coffee Sacks

The Great Tater Experiment I tried growing potatoes in my pants, in t-shirts, pillow cases, garbage bags and my husband's shorts! But the "spuds split our...
homemade organic fertilizer

10 Natural Fertilizer Recipes

Go no further than your pantry, backyard or the beach for materials to make your own organic fertilizer: BANANA PEELS  -  Eating a...

Worm Composting FAQs

What kinds of worms are best for composting? Red Wigglers are the most highly recommended composting worms. Other worms that you find in your garden...
grow garlic in containers

How To Grow Garlic from the Grocery Store, Farmers Market or Certified Seed

Have extra garlic from the grocery store? You can start growing your own garlic with one clove! GROCERY STORE The key is to use ORGANIC...