Beginners Guide to Florida Vertical Gardening

Vertical gardens are a fantastic way to add a bit of aesthetic to your garden while not sacrificing much space. However, there’s...

How to Stay Organized With Your Garden This Year

Keeping a well-organized garden is one of the best ways to ensure you don’t get overwhelmed and that your garden thrives year...

Is Precision Agriculture Really a More Sustainable Model of Farming?

In today's world, there is an urgent need to produce more food with less cost and fewer resources. This is exactly what...

20 Best Plants That Grow In The Dark

The common understanding is that plants need light for them to grow well. But in the overall scheme of things, this could...

What Is Mulch and Why Use Mulch In Garden?

Increasing productivity and reaping good fruits is the objective of all people who plant, whether a large producer or someone who cultivates...

Ideal Greenhouse Structures for Market Gardening

Agriculture continues to play such a crucial role in food production. It has evolved so much over the years with the introduction...

12 Alternatives to Landscape Fabric for a More Sustainable Garden

When it comes to creating a sustainable garden, there are many different factors to consider. One of the most important is choosing...

19 Mulch Alternatives for a Beautiful and Sustainable Garden

Mulch is a material that is spread on the surface of the soil to protect plants and help retain moisture. Mulch can...

How to Launch an Organic Farming Business

Organic farming has been on the rise globally. Statistics by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) show that this form of agriculture...

Are Vineyards Worth it? Here’s How to Handle Vineyard Investments Successfully

Every experienced wine connoisseur is a wine critic, as they know what makes the cut as good wine and what doesn’t. Have...

A Beginner’s Guide to Vermicomposting

When we think about waste reduction and management, our minds tend to go straight to recycling. Unfortunately, some of the things that...

What Is A Winter Garden, And How Do You Have One...

That houses with gardens are lively is well known. In open environments, the sun helps to cultivate plants. But did you know that it...

Why Does My Lawn Mower Starts Then Dies? (and How To...

When most people think about lawn mowers, they picture a big machine that's easy to operate. They don't realize how much more...

How to Start a Sustainable Agriculture Business

As per an estimation, the world’s population will increase up to 9 billion by 2050. Global food production will need to rise...

10 Things to Stop Buying and Start Making

The past few years have been a reality check for many of us. We have been faced with shortages of foods, paper...

How To Get Your Garden Ready for Summer

If you’re a summer person, chances are once it gets cold out, you’re already thinking ahead to the next summer. Some of...

How to Fertilize the Soil for a Vegetable Garden

Your vegetable garden may be yielding pretty satisfactory results, but that doesn’t mean you don’t need to use fertilizer. In fact, it...

3 Design Concepts Key to Great Vegetable Garden Layouts

In winter, the bare bones of your garden layouts are exposed. But is your vegetable garden layout still pleasing to you? Do you glance...

5 Superfoods You Can Grow in Your Garden

There is nothing more enjoyable than planting your food in your backyard, especially the costly superfoods that burn a hole into your...
Plant Herbs to Control Vegetable Garden Pests

Plant Herbs to Control Vegetable Garden Pests

Keep an organic vegetable garden using herbs as companion plants. They attract beneficial insects that repel pests from hybridized bedding plants, and supply the...

Gardening and Hydroponics: What Is Perlite?

Your first encounter of perlite might have been when you first bought your commercial potting soil where you have seen white particles mixed with...
The Essential Guide to Growing Green Manures

The Essential Guide to Growing Green Manures

You can't eat green manures, but if you know which crops to grow, where, when and how to cultivate them you will improve your...
Organic Soil Preparation Techniques for Better Lawns and Gardens

Plant Care Begins with Good Soil

The best care for flowers, vegetables or a lush green lawn begins with preparing the soil by digging in lots of organic matter down...

A Guide to Cleaning Your Garden

At the end of every season, it is essential to clean your garden so that plants and animals can continue to thrive in the...

Tips For Preparing The Yard and Garden For Fall

October can be such an uncertain month for gardeners. Though winter can come to stay at any moment we often can get an Indian...
Managing Plant Pests and Diseases Without Chemicals In Greenhouse

Managing Plant Pests and Diseases Without Chemicals In Greenhouse

Apply organic gardening methods in the greenhouse to control pests, and enjoy fresh flowers, herbs, and vegetables all year. If the atmosphere in a well-managed...

Starting Seeds in Cold Weather Stops Pests and Diseases

Organic gardeners can experiment with winter sowing methods to start seeds of hardy vegetables, flowers, and cover crops outdoors; no greenhouse is required. Traditionally, there...
organic houseplant care

Organic Houseplant Care for Indoor Plants

Gardeners can use the same compost, organic fertilizers, and natural pest control methods they use in the landscape to grow healthy indoor houseplants. Houseplants clean...

Tips for Controlling 2 Common Garden Pests

During the warm summer months, you want to be able to enjoy your garden or back yard. Unfortunately, there are a variety of unwanted...

How to successfully grow vegetables in containers

Like all plants, vegetables need a lot of care if they are going to grow and reach their full potential. Vegetables will not produce...
Container gardening calendar for August

Container Gardening Calendar for August

The container gardening calendar for August resembles the July calendar. Be vigilant about your watering schedule as this is the month of greatest heat...

Plant a Family Ballpark Snacking Garden on Home Turf

Load the bases with garden grown popcorn, peanuts, and sunflower seeds and bat a grand slam homerun of healthy ballpark snacks for the family...
how to grow onions

How to Grow Tear-Free Onions

Why onions 'make you cry' and how to grow them large, mild, and full of flavor. It’s easy to assume that strong onions is down...
21+ ideas to grow veggies and fruits in pots

21+ Tips on How to Grow Veggies and Fruits in Pots

Below are 21+ instructions and tips on how to grow veggies and fruits in containers. 1. Growing Banana Trees in Pots Source 2. Growing Cucumbers in Containers Source:...
best diy ideas for growing strawberries on small garden

8+ Creative DIY Ideas for Growing Strawberries on Small Garden

Do you want to grow strawberries with a tight space? Take a look at these creative vertical and hanging DIY ideas. These ones are...
Portable Greenhouses and Cold Frames

Portable Greenhouses and Cold Frames

Gardeners with small spaces or in urban areas use portable and mini greenhouses to participate and to extend their growing season. Urban gardeners and gardeners...
Garden Fertilizers Broken Down: What Does “N P K” have to do with Gardening?

Garden Fertilizers Broken Down: What Does “N P K” have to...

Nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium are the major ingredients in garden fertilizers. Many elements including nutrients are present in soil and needed for plant growth. What...
Kitchen Waste Compost: Steps to Soil Enrichment and Plant Vigor

Kitchen Waste Compost: Steps to Soil Enrichment and Plant Vigor

Gardeners can make high-grade natural compost with ordinary kitchen waste, resulting in a rich soil amendment and lightening the load at landfill sites. Keeping a...
Get Rid of Squirrels in the Garden

Get Rid of Squirrels in the Garden

Squirrels are tenacious rodent pests, and it's reasonable for gardeners to expect control rather than eradication from their efforts. It’s one thing to battle with...
Starting an Early Spring Garden

Starting an Early Spring Garden

Greenhouses are great, but if your budget doesn't permit that just yet, try a hoop house. You can start your spring garden and begin...
How to Grow and Care for Asparagus

How to Grow and Care for Asparagus

A welcome delicacy from the spring garden, hardy perennial asparagus grows easily from seed. How To Grow Asparagus Native to the Mediterranean and eaten by the...
Grow Giant Vegetables Organically

Grow Giant Vegetables Organically

If you've ever admired a pumpkin that looked like Cinderella's coach or a giant tomato that resembled a softball, learn how you can grow...
Grow Organic Celery in the Home Vegetable Garden

Grow Organic Celery in the Home Vegetable Garden

Organic gardeners who think celery is difficult to grow in the natural vegetable garden can grow healthy plants by following a few rules. When choosing...
Grow an Organic Pizza Garden

Grow an Organic Pizza Garden

Few pizza chains offer pizzas with organic toppings, but home gardeners can grow a natural pizza garden in a sunny back yard spot. A pizza...
Protecting Harvest from Frost in Organic Gardens

Protecting Harvest from Frost in Organic Gardens

Early Fall frosts can decimate crops such as tomatoes and peppers. Use row covers to create a warm micro-climate. It is Fall and night-time temperatures...
Special Frost Protection for Special Plants

Special Frost Protection for Special Plants

You can lug large container plants into the greenhouse or garage for the winter, or you can provide each plant with frost protection right...
Recycling in the Organic Garden

Recycling in the Organic Garden

Recycle your household waste into useful items for the organic garden. Organic gardeners spend a lot of time and ingenuity thinking of new items to add to...