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GYO Fruits and Vegetables

There’s nothing more satisfying than growing your own food, and we can help you do that. Follow our tips and tricks for bountiful yields in the veggie patch!

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Lasagna Gardening: An All-Natural And Cheap Way To Grow Plants

We love to encourage people everywhere to start a garden, regardless of size or whether they want to grow veggies, …

5 Healthy High-Protein Foods For The Home Garden

Protein! We all know we need it – and multiple studies have shown that most North Americans aren’t eating enough. …

The Backyard Harvest: Foraging for Wild, Edible Greens

Foraging for wild foods is a great way to supplement an ever-increasing food budget. It can be as easy as …

The Golden Rules for Gardening in Grow Bags; 5 Tips to Ensure You Succeed

Grow bag gardening is a fun and easy way to get into the growing game. I’ve had great success growing …

What Is Regenerative Gardening?

There’s a lot of buzz about regenerative gardening these days, and for good reason. After all, regenerative gardening techniques help …

So, You Want To Grow Mushrooms? Mushroom Mating Types Explained

So you want to grow a mushroom. Probably more than one. It helps to understand the life cycle of the …

Boosting Food Sovereignty And Community Growth With Food Forests

In 2021, the United Nations World Food Programme’s Hunger Map estimated that 957 million people across 93 countries did not …

A Guide To Creating A Regenerative, Sustainable Garden Space

Becoming an organic-regenerative gardener is worth every effort, helping you produce healthier crops and connect to Nature. The good news …

Embrace the Chaos and Leave the Ego at the Garden Gate

For many years, gardeners have known the rules: start seeds indoors and nurture them until they’re ready to be planted …

Bare Root Plants Are Perfect For Gardening On A Budget

A few years ago, my local garden center started selling bare-root plants. The assortment went above and beyond the typical …

Save Some Green, Go Green By Reusing Growing Media

Everyone is looking for ways to save money and grow sustainably. All gardening inputs can be managed to serve you …

Common Mistakes When Starting Seeds

There’s something special about starting new seeds, isn’t there? Even after years of gardening, the thrill of opening a new …

Taking Notes: Journals Are Essential To Thriving Gardens

Each garden has its own specific needs, quirks, and growth cycle. Keeping a journal of what has and hasn’t worked …

Rise And Shine: Accounting For Seed Dormancy And How To Spark Germination

Although they may not look it, viable seeds are alive with the structures of future plants inside. These incredible little …

Starting Seeds With Soil Blocks Is Plastic-Free And Easy To Do

I am currently trying to purge my life of plastic. It was discouraging to see all the plastic containers and …

Growing A Garden For The Mediterranean Diet

With a focus on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, healthy fats, and the inclusion of seafood and some meat, …

Tiger Nuts: A Homegrown, Climate-Friendly Superstar

Easy to grow, tiger nuts were once a prehistoric human food source and later a tasty snack for ancient Egyptians. Heralded …

Gardening Mistakes Are a Gift to Your Future

We are ignorant creatures, utterly lost in the darkness—so ignorant that we often don’t even know that we don’t know. …

Quick And Easy Ways To Identify, Prevent, and Solve Problems in the Garden

So many problems, so many solutions! In our Common Problems & Remedies edition, our expert growers have been sharing tales of …

The Gardener’s Forecast: Almanacs, Weather Stations, or Groundhogs?

I’m one of those obsessed gardeners who keeps one eye on the plants and another on the weather. During torrential …

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