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How to Grow Mushrooms in Coffee Grounds

With the arrival of fall, temperatures are dropping, that cool familiar breeze is rolling in... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
5 Unkillable Houseplants for the Lazy Gardener

It often takes diligence to nourish plants from seed to bloom, but gardening doesn’t always... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 6, 2020
How to Make Clothing Dye With Your Excess Harvest

For both old and new gardeners, it’s almost inevitable that come harvest time you’ll have... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 30, 2020
How To Make Your Own Hydroponic Garden

No soil? No problem.  For those who want to start a garden but don’t have... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 9, 2020
A Guide To Homemade Mulch

Mulching. It’s a technique that many first-time gardeners often gloss over when they start their... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
July 27, 2020
Thinning 101: How to Tackle Overcrowded Seedlings

If you’re a new gardener who has only recently planted seeds, you’ll soon enough catch... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
July 12, 2020
How to Know When It’s Time to Harvest

If you’re one of the many people who decided to start a garden in the... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
July 6, 2020
Five Foods You Can Substitute For Garden Fertilizer

If you were raising a human, you’d want to make sure that it was eating... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 22, 2020
A Guide to Companion Planting for Your Vegetables

Plants don’t thrive in isolation—they need friends (just like us). One common theory touted by... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 13, 2020
How to Build an Urban Rooftop Garden

City life offers countless joys and moments of excitement, but it’s often a life disconnected... (more)

Jacob Dean
June 6, 2020
Five Garden Edibles You Can Grow in Water

You may have heard the hype around spring onions and their ability to regrow with... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 30, 2020