How to Start a Garden with your Class. It is so important for children to learn “where does their food come from?” Children will benefit for a lifetime.

How to Start a Garden with your Class

I would like to say “Bravo” to teachers everywhere, who garden with younger children! It is so important for children to learn “where does their food come from?” The best way is for our children to … read more

Aeroponic Tower Garden Reality Check

Aeroponic Tower Garden Reality Check

To be able to grow food year round, indoors or outdoors depending where you are, and harvest 12 times a year sounds so good. But what is really involved? Here is the aeroponic Tower Garden reality … read more

Winter is for real in many parts of the country. To protect plants in the winter is essential. This 5 Tips for Winter Plant Protection will help.

5 Tips for Winter Plant Protection

Winter is for real in many parts of the country. To protect plants in the winter is essential. You might be able to harvest some winter crops all winter long if you’ve chosen the right plants for your … read more

How to plant, grow and harvest garlic

Plant, Grow, and Harvest Garlic

Garlic is easy to grow and great to have in the kitchen. It doesn’t take a lot of room to grow quite a large crop of garlic and the flavour is far superior to shop bought garlic. Find yourself a nice … read more

Growing Your Own Food Not Lawns

Growing Your Own Food Not Lawns

Come with us for a tour of some guerrilla gardens and de-lawned sites in Eugene, Oregon with Food Not Lawns founder Heather Flores. Every year, 58 million Americans spend approximately $30 billion … read more

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6 Easy Tips Using Sheet Mulching

As someone who studied and taught ecology for many years, Tery knows that the soil is really a complex habitat for billions of organisms that thrive in their unique layers.  Turn over or till those … read more

What’s the Big Deal With Kale Anyway? There are great reasons why grow kale. Learn about history, nutrients, how to grow, store, recipes and more.

Why Should You Grow Kale

Kale has a long history in the kitchen.  As a matter of fact, it dates back to over 2000 years ago. During WWII the US government encouraged the use of “Victory Gardens” with kale being a staple plant … read more

Planting seeds with tweezers is a great skill to have. Here are two great gardening tips you do not want to miss.

Planting Seeds With Tweezers

Have you ever tried using tweezers in the garden? Honestly, you do not want to miss this simple trick, well two tricks. I know that the first thought that comes to mind is to use the tweezers to catch … read more

People that know how to grow vegetables in a greenhouse will continue to plant, harvest and enjoy fresh produce all year long! Real food self-reliance.

Greenhouse Growing for Food Self-Reliance

Whether you are a prepper or a homesteader, learning how to grow vegetables in a greenhouse is a great skill to learn. For homesteaders, you are learning more self-reliance, living more frugally, and … read more

Grow bags are great for container gardening. They are easy to make DIY, inexpensive and made of breathable fabric giving superior drainage and aeration.

DIY Container Garden Grow Bags

Grow bags are a great for container gardening. They are easy to make, inexpensive and unlike common containers grow bags are made of Breathable fabric which means superior drainage and aeration. Grow … read more