How-To

DIY Potting Soil Recipes for Mixing Potting Soil at Home

These "soilless” soil mixes are easy to make at home, saving you a bundle

Brian Barth
August 16, 2018
How to Raise Crickets for Food

If you don't want to eat them, any chickens, ducks, turkeys, or pigs in your... (more)

Brian Barth
August 2, 2018
How to Switch to a Chicken Layer Feed

Switch to a complete layer feed with Purina's Oyster Strong® System at week 18.

Purina
August 2, 2018
Buying a Tiller? Here’s What to Look For

Summer's a time for sales, and a tiller is a big investment. Here's what you... (more)

Brian Barth
July 20, 2018
DIY Misting System for Your Greenhouse, Barn, or Patio Party

This system costs under 100 buck and can help cool down a garden or a... (more)

Brian Barth
July 17, 2018
How to Grow Edible Bamboo Shoots

These graceful, overlooked plants are one of the world's most beautiful crops - and harvesting... (more)

Brian Barth
July 13, 2018
Growing and Caring for Organic Strawberries

Get your strawberry plants well-established this summer and be rewarded with delicious fruit for the... (more)

Brian Barth
July 11, 2018
Backyard Biogas 101: We Answer 9 Important Questions

Biogas vs. biofuel? DIY or pre-fab? Is it legal? How much maintenance is required?

Brian Barth
June 27, 2018
Urban Gardening 101: How to Deal with Contaminated Soil

Soil in urban areas is more likely to be sullied by contaminates like lead and... (more)

Brian Barth
June 18, 2018