To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.   – Mohandas K. Gandhi        

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How to Grow an Early Tomato Crop
If you hate settling for supermarket tomatoes with their inferior taste and quality, it's time to start growing your own.[...]
Seed Types – Seed Terminology
How to Understand Seed Catalog Terminology The seed catalogs have arrived in the mailbox, giving us a glimpse of spring[...]
How to Grow Carrots Successfully
Are you growing carrots in your garden? Carrots are the perfect snack - crunchy, nutritious, low in calories and sweet[...]
Growing Strawberries: Sweet Taste of Spring
Sweet juicy strawberries, available in supermarkets and your local farmers' market, are a sure sign that the spring growing season[...]
Hostas – The Perfect Shade Perennials
Hostas (or Plantain Lilies) are a beautiful and very diverse group of hardy perennials that are perfect for shady areas.[...]
Time Saving Weeding Strategies
Be Diligent with your Weeding Strategies  Here on the wet west coast, weeds don't take much of a break for[...]
Is Your Garden Drought Resistant?
What's the weather forecast? That is serious information for gardeners who are worried that their gardens may not be resistant[...]
How to Make Gardening Easier: My 9 Top Tips
We gardeners are always searching for ways to make gardening easier. Gardening is enjoyable, rewarding, relaxing... and hard work There[...]
Tips for Gardeners From Around the Web
This week I've had fun exploring articles on the web, and I've gathered together some crafty ideas and smart tips for gardeners[...]
Intensive Vegetable Gardening Methods for Small Spaces
Are you using intensive vegetable gardening methods to grow and harvest the most possible produce in your available space? Perhaps[...]
Spring Cleanup Tasks to Refresh Your Perennial Borders
You've likely been counting the days until you can get out in the cool but pleasant sunshine after a winter[...]
Top Ten Crops for an Edible Balcony Garden
The Balcony Garden Recently we moved to a condo, and boy, do I miss my extensive gardens. One of the[...]
7 Questions to Consider Before Choosing a Greenhouse
Have you been thinking about choosing a greenhouse to extend your growing season? You've been growing some of your own[...]
The Winter Garden: Plan Now for Year Round Pleasure
The Pleasures of a Winter Garden We have our first snowfall here at the west coast - perhaps the only[...]
How to Grow Microgreens to Add Nutritional Punch
Why Grow Microgreens? In the gray cold days of winter you can still enjoy fresh organic greens by growing microgreens.[...]