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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
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
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
Got Extra Veggies? These Organizations Want to Connect You to a Food...

Gary Oppenheimer remembers the moment his garden’s harvest gained a whole new meaning.  It was... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 31, 2020
Growing Mainstream: How Gardeners are Becoming the New Influencers

When Timothy Hammond decided to document his gardening adventures on Instagram, he thought he might... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 25, 2020
Horticultural Therapy to the Rescue

There’s no doubt that starting a garden has recently become a popular hobby. Many people... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 18, 2020
How to Jumpstart your COVID-19 Victory Garden

During World War II, Americans were urged to plant “victory gardens” as the nation faced... (more)

Brian Barth
April 6, 2020
Grow Your Own Iced Tea This Summer

Five herbs you can steep for a tasty cold summer beverage.

Brian Barth
July 4, 2019
The Modern Farmer Guide to Small-Space Gardening

When space is limited, think twice about your planting plan.

Brian Barth
June 27, 2019
Three Simple Steps for Planting a Chaos Garden

Work less, harvest more. What’s not to like?

Brian Barth
May 9, 2019