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Natural Pesticides for Plants. These are less expensive than buying commercial pesticides and much safer to use.

Homemade Organic Insecticides and Pesticides All-Purpose Insecticide Spray Basic Insecticidal Soap Spider Mite Spray

101 Gardening Secrets Experts Never Tell You

101 Gardening Secrets Experts Never Tell You

101 Gardening Secrets Experts Never Tell You -- Gardening Secrets: 101 Tips, Problem Solvers and Dollar Stretchers for Organic Gardeners

The 5 Healthiest Wild Greens. The one in the photo is Lamb's-quarters - they are like spinach, except they are healthier, tastier and easier to grow.

The Five Healthiest Backyard Weeds

Lamb's-quarters are like spinach, except they are healthier, tastier and easier to grow. And other edible weeds.

27 DIY Home Decorating Projects to Make!

27 DIY Home Decorating Projects to Make!

It’s important to have the correct spacing when you’re planting out seedlings or direct-sown seeds. At Four Season Farm, Barbara Damrosch has developed a clever way to keep produce in neat, tidy rows.

How to Lay Out a Planting Bed

Instant Planting Grid: Attach short pieces of hose/plastic tubing to metal rake, counting tines so that hoses are spaced equally. Dragging rake across prepared soil, creates instant planting grid/row markers.

I love our back porch garden slightly more then the one in the backyard. Is that wrong? It smells delicious and looks fantastic. Make your own spaghetti sauce garden in a galvanized tub from your local feed store. Drill drainage holes and use fertilized/composted soil. You can thank me later!

Plant a One-Pot Vegetable Garden

Single container vegetable garden--galvanized water trough from feed store--may be more dog proof than raised beds

BELIEVE IT OR NOT, I start my summer garden in December and January, using a neat trick called “Winter-Sowing.” Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination (invented by Trudi Davidoff) which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies. Here’s how:

Winter-Sowing Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies.

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