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Grow the healthiest plants possible by following our easy tips and tricks. From seed starting to finally getting plants into the ground, we’ve got you covered.

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How To Make An Organic Houseplant Fertilizer

We don’t refer to houseplants as ‘plant babies’ for no reason! Showering our indoor flowers and greenery with a little …

Going Away? Vacation Planning for Container Gardens

Gardens aren’t all that different from pets. We love them, and when we go away on vacation, they need to …

Permaculture Diaries: Why Raising Chickens in the Forest is Best

Chickens are native to the tropical jungles of Southeast Asia. But over the last approximately 8,000 years, they have been …

Tips For Removing Weeds From The Garden

For most of us, weeding is one of the least pleasurable aspects of having a garden and a cause for …

Pesto an Awesome By-Product of Cover Cropping the Garden

Cover cropping is something I love to do; it’s like pressing reset on the garden bed you’re working on. Cover cropping …

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 …

Garden Tea Party: Give Your Seedlings And Roses A Boost With This Easy Alfalfa Tea

We all want the best for our seedlings, right? If you’re looking to give your babies a growth-enhancing nitrogen boost, …

Chitin: The Secret To Organic Gardening

What do crustaceans, insects, oyster shells, fish scales, and fungi all have in common? These organisms all contain an interesting …

Choose The Best Seedlings With These Tips

As the snow melts away and the weather warms up, it can only mean that planting time is just around …

Why Is There Mold Growing In My Seedling Tray?

When starting seeds indoors, a humidity dome or plastic wrap can help maintain moisture and warmth, two elements that significantly …

How To Upcycle Common House-Hold Items Into Seed Starting Containers

Gardening is such a rewarding hobby, but it can also be an expensive one. There are many budget-friendly ways to …

The Stench Of Power: Making Comfrey Tea

It’s easy to make but be warned; it’s stinky! Comfrey tea is the ultimate organic drink for your gardens. Follow this recipe for all of your flowering plants.

Got Old Seeds? Help Them Sprout With These Tips And Tricks

There’s something exciting about finding some long-forgotten, rare seeds. Once you have them, the challenge is to revive those genetics, …

Easy Cacti To Grow And Care For, Even If You Don’t Have A Green Thumb

I’ll admit that I’ve always figured a cactus would be pretty easy to grow and care for; I just thought …

How To Read A Seed Packet For A Thriving Garden

Seed starting is an exciting time of year, and for many people, that time has come! With the world of …

Plant Care: Garden Tasks You Can Do In The Winter

While some folks can look out their window right now and see their garden, others won’t see theirs for months, …

Why Fertilizing Indoor Plants In The Winter Is a Bad Idea

Winter days are for admiring indoor plants and showering them with tender loving care. Although tempting, don’t go overboard with …

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