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Raised Beds

Give your back a break with raised garden beds. Keep your plants healthy and productive with our guides to pest and weed control, crop rotation, companion planting, and much more.

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A Gardener’s Journey to Self-Sufficiency, Health, and Happiness

About six years ago, Liz Zorab knew that something wasn’t right. She had gained weight, her hearing and vision were …

Making Urban Agriculture More Accessible With Table Gardens

In North America, about 85% of people live in urban areas. Since many of them are in condos or apartments …

Fall Decor Made Easy With This DIY Pumpkin Planter

The fall brings crisp air, beautiful colors, and for many, an end to the outdoor gardening season. But that doesn’t …

Take Your Pick: Raised Beds or In-Ground Gardening?

When sowing or planting a crop, there are techniques and even mannerisms that vary among gardeners. The distinct methods are …

Container Gardening 101: Thrillers, Fillers, And Spillers

Whether you have just a small balcony or a sprawling yard, containers are a fantastic way to add beauty to …

A Peek at Clif Bar’s Corporate Garden

“All the food grown in our garden is organic—a perfect match for our company café, which features fresh-prepared organic meals …

What Are Plant Containers, Really?

You might wonder why a person needs to know what defines plant containers. After all, if it holds some potting …

Growing Potatoes in Containers

Crates, tubs, bags, barrels, wire towers, or specially designed potato planters… What’s the best way for growing potatoes in containers? …

Better Container Vegetable Gardening

Many people have taken up container vegetable gardening in the past few years. It’s popular for many reasons, including the …

How To Beat The Heat In Container Gardens

We’ve hit the dog days of summer, which makes keeping anything planted in pots or tubs a real challenge. To …

Smart Raised-Bed Gardening

There are a lot of benefits to growing in raised beds, but like any other way of growing veggies outdoors, …

The Best Container Garden

There are a lot of reasons why someone would want to grow herbs and veggies in containers rather than in …

DIY Cool Indoor Garden Planters from Junk

You certainly won’t find any plant containers like this for sale at your local garden center or discount store. Things …

Build Your Own Planters with Legos

Gardeners have always been a thrifty bunch. Growing plants in anything you find that will hold some soil seems like …

DIY Pretty Hydroponics Containers

There aren’t many people who would want the standard hydroponic garden in the living area of their house. It doesn’t …

Organic Is Best – Even In Containers

Growing your own food in containers provides the solution to a lot of situations. No matter where you live, containers …

The Nano Farm Is Born

There are small farms and mega farms out in the country. We have urban farms growing gorgeous fresh produce smack …

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