Fast Greenhouse Cheap

Build an Inexpensive Greenhouse in One Day

Would you love to have a traditional greenhouse but your budget and schedule prevent you from making it a reality? Are you confused by...
Malabar Spinach Recipes

All About Malabar Spinach – Grow, Eat and Craft!

Malabar spinach is a leafy green from East Asia that is gaining popularity in home gardens everywhere. Also known as acelga, bratana, ceylon spinach, Chinese...

How To Compost with Worms and Solve Common Problems VIDEO

Vermicomposting has taken off at homes and schools. It's fun and makes the best fertilizer nature has to offer. By recycling food waste properly, we keep...
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11 Fun Pumpkins and Winter Squash and How to Use Them

My oldest and I are on the lookout for the most interesting pumpkins and winter squash. Check these out at your local farm stand...
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All About Sunflower Seeds to Attract Birds

Sunflower seed is by far the most preferred seed type to feed backyard birds across the United States. There are many birds that love...

10 Tips to Control Aphids Plus a Flowchart Action Plan

Help!  I Have Aphids On My Plants Right Now! What do I do? Before I gained a better understanding of how aphids work, the first...

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...
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HOW TO MAKE Potting Soil with Eggshells and Coffee Grounds

Learn how to use leftover eggshells and coffee grounds to supplement your supply of potting soil! If...

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...
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Five Things To Do To Your Tomatoes RIGHT NOW

Use these five tips NOW for healthy tomato plants. Combat disease, prevent pests and catch problems before they take hold. Stop adding nitrogen fertilizers....
Growing Cucumbers in Small Spaces

HOW TO Grow Cucumbers Over Other Plants to Save Space

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qVN14ZSYEs How We Did It Selected varieties of cucumbers that we prefer eating. A no-brainer but try and pick the ones with smaller seeds. We like...
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Homemade Garden Markers Using Clay, Wood and Found Objects

Popsicle sticks work just fine in the garden to mark plants but when that creative streak strikes, use what you have around the house...
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How to Use Wood Ashes in the Garden

If you have spare ashes lying around from a backyard fire pit, recycle some of it into your soil! Two hundred years ago, ash...
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10 Best Tips for Starting Seed Indoors

Is seed starting somewhat of a mystery? Are there too many techniques to keep track of and to test? Because there are as many...
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Five Ways to Keep Pests Away in the Vegetable Garden

Organic Pest Control Tips for Chemical-Free Gardening If every growing season you struggle with garden pests that damage and even ruin your harvest, there are...

HOW TO Grow Ginger Indoors

It took a few weeks to pop through the soil and a couple of months for it to take off. I picked up organic...
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Seed Saving Chart – Easiest Seeds to Save

To enlarge the chart, click to access the image and then click again. We're working on a seed saving kit and these tips will come...

The Crazy Things You Can Compost

Wowza - you've probably got a bunch of this stuff hanging around your house. Once used, it can be composted into soil amendment!  Top...

Raised Bed Plans and Instructions FREE DOWNLOAD

Download this simple 2-page guide to make your own raised beds fast. Raised Bed Plans Click on the link above to open the file and print.