Don’t Kill Yourself Making Compost! Long ago, I used to spend a lot of time making big piles of greens and browns – carefully mixed, watered, turned, and sifted… And yet I never had enough compost to go around. I’m sure you know the feeling! I still make piles, since I like to have fine […]Read More
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Watering Cans, Watering Cans, Everywhere I suspect that many members of the Grow Network have a collection of cheap plastic watering cans lying around. Marjory sure does – just take a look! In this video, Marjory walks us through her collection and talks about the pros and cons of the various designs. As you’ll see, […]Read More
Straw bale gardening can destroy your garden. A bold claim, but it’s true. And the evidence is mounting. Straw bale gardens have taken off over the last decade or so. I’ve seen some really pretty and clever methods of straw bale gardening. Just a quick Google image search will show you lots of beautiful straw bale gardens. It makes you want to jump right in, doesn’t it?Read More
Grow Your Own Groceries with Homemade Fertilizers There was a time when people gardened because backyard produce was far better and cheaper than anything from the store. To tell the truth, it still is, or at least it still can be. The trick is knowing that back in the day, people used their own compost […]Read More
This is an entry in this month’s contest “How To Grow Tomatoes; Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials”. A big reason for this contest is to have a living resource of information we can all reference in the future. Be sure to rate this article – your vote is important! When you plant your tomato plants place banana […]Read More
See My Soil Fertility Experiment I grew these plants out for a fun demonstration. Take a look at the photo below. There are two cucumber plants, and two tomato plants. All were started from seed at the same time, given the same amount of sunlight, and all were watered the same. But clearly, some of […]Read More
Still Striving for Sovereignty Yikes. Do you remember my ‘tomato sauce sovereignty’ project where I am growing a bunch of tomato plants so that I can, well, not have to buy any more tomato sauce? In that article, I talked about the specifics on how many plants you need to grow to get a 6 […]Read More
Note: This post was written by guest author Stephanie Dayle, who I know through the American Preppers Network. I have known Stephanie for a while now, and I admire her work for its authenticity. You can find more of her writing on her blog, The Home Front. How Much is Your Garden Worth One of […]Read More