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How to Grow and Harvest Grains in Your Backyard

Bread, beer, and pasta all originate with a planting of grain seed in fall. Be... (more)

Brian Barth
August 31, 2015
How to Harvest and Dry Herbs

Herb gardens will go dormant in a few months, but the desire to cook with... (more)

Brian Barth
August 17, 2015
How to Grow Your Own Tomatoes, Part 6: Saving Seeds

You can practically guarantee you're growing the tastiest tomatoes - while cutting costs - by... (more)

Shepherd Ogden
August 13, 2015
How to Grow Your Own Tomatoes, Part 5: Harvesting

Within two months of plunking tomato seedlings in the ground, the fruit should be filling... (more)

Brian Barth
August 6, 2015
How to Build a Drip Irrigation System

Back before there were smartphones, there was smart irrigation.

Brian Barth
July 16, 2015
How to Attract Beneficial Bugs

The bug eating bugs are the ones you want in your garden.

Brian Barth
June 25, 2015
How to Grow Your Own Tomatoes, Part 3: Staking, Training and Pruning

Tomato beds have an unfair reputation as the messiest, ugliest, most disease-ridden parts of a... (more)

Brian Barth
June 9, 2015
How to Grow Your Own Tomatoes, Part 2: Transplanting

To help your little tomato seedlings along, there are two things you need to do... (more)

Brian Barth
May 14, 2015