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Home Garden Tips

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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Peat: Should You Use It In The Garden?

Some gardeners swear by it while others will tell you to stay as far away from it as possible. There …

Tips And Tricks To Fertilizing The Home Garden

Finding the right balance of nutrients for plants is a constant process of giving and taking. First, we improve the …

How To Harvest And Store Milkweed Seeds

When I was a kid, I loved opening milkweed seed pods, separating the silky white fibers, and watching them float …

Incredible Farm: A Model for the Future of Adaptive, Regenerative Farming

It’s a dry spring day at Incredible Farm, a mixed 5-hectare smallholding tucked away in the West Yorkshire hills. The …

Take A Walk On The Wild Side With Horticultural Disobedience

Are you feeling a little rebellious? We all want to take a walk on the wild side now and then! …

Dear Diary: The Summer My Gardens Failed

I enter every growing season with high hopes and visions of gorgeous gardens overflowing with colorful flowers and delicious fruit …

The Stench Of Power: Making Comfrey Tea

Imagine the stereotypical organic grower working in their garden during the summer: dungarees tucked into wellies, straw hat perched jauntily …

Good Cultural Practices In The Garden

As the growing season winds down, it’s time to reflect on your garden. Did you follow good cultural practices? These …

Biodiverse Gardens Improve Pollination, Harvests, and Pest Control

A biodiverse garden has a wide variety of plants, food crops, birds, insects and other living species. Such diversity enhances …

When It Rains, It Pours! How To Cope With Too Much Moisture In The Garden

Drought-proofing a garden is one issue many gardeners have to tackle at some point, but an equally problematic issue can …

The Case For Calcium: Why It’s Essential To Your Garden

When many people think of helping plants achieve big yields, the prominent three NPK supplements often come to mind. Growers …

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 …

The Dos and Donts of Reusing Substrates

Have you ever considered reusing substrates? It’s a practice that few people follow but one that can save money, time, …

5 Cool Ways to Conserve Garden Soil

Soil is not an infinite resource. The United Nations predicts we only have 60 years of topsoil left; it’s more …

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 …

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