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How to Germinate Seeds With an Instant Pot

In recent years, the Instant Pot has soared in popularity as a one-stop shop for... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
How to Propagate Your Houseplants

If you’re a new plant parent that the pandemic has helped cultivate, allow me to... (more)

Shelby Vittek
April 4, 2021
The Most Common Houseplant Pests

Is your houseplant sad or struggling? There could be many reasons why. Is it getting... (more)

Shelby Vittek
March 28, 2021
How to Successfully Start Seeds Inside

The start of spring is, mercifully, right around the corner, which means gardening season is... (more)

Josh Voorhees
March 21, 2021
How to Take Care of Your Air Plants

The pandemic helped many of us discover that tending to a small cohort of houseplants... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 7, 2021
How to Grow Seed Spices

The idea of growing spices is intimidating to many gardeners. But you may already be... (more)

Tasha Greer
January 24, 2021
The Modern Farmer Guide To Buying Seeds

If 2020 taught us anything when it comes to gardening, it’s that you should buy... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
January 17, 2021
Food for Free: How to Make Acorn Flour

Acorns, once released of their tannins, are remarkably sweet foods. They’re filled with amazingly high... (more)

Mark Lewis
November 7, 2020
A Guide to Quick Pickling Your Fall Vegetables

Now that it’s fall, it’s time to bask in the glory of all of the... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 11, 2020
Food for Free: How to Make Hawthorn Jelly

The common hawthorn, or Crataegus monogyna, is planted all over North America as an ornamental... (more)

Mike Lumsden
September 28, 2020
6 Ways To Fight Garden Frost

The onset of fall brings seasonal joys like apple picking, fresh-baked pumpkin pies and picturesque... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 26, 2020