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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
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
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
September 13, 2020
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