Compost is one of those foundational cornerstones of any successful garden. It really is simple to make and we’ll show you how we do it!
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Coffee grounds are great for soil, providing minerals and energy to decomposing microbes, buffering soil pH and feeding earthworms.
Compost is one of the best and easiest ways to feed your garden soil and should be used instead of commercial chemical fertilizers.
Planting cover crops benefits your garden in many ways, beyond just soil improvement. Weed suppression, attracting pollinators, and nutrients for next season are some examples.
Carrots are a cornerstone of the garden; they etch themselves into our memory from the very first bite. Learn what they need to grow the tastiest ones.
A Spring garden soil elixir that is easy to mix, completely non-toxic and hugely beneficial to jump-starting your garden’s soil for planting.
Fresh-picked, home-grown heirloom eggplant is sweet and delicious and we’ll show you how to grow it and enjoy it at its best!
Hardneck garlic has a more complex, richer, spicier flavor that is more ‘garlicky’ than the supermarket types. We show you how to grow your own great garlic!
Onions grown from bulbs or transplants are a good way to get started, but growing your onions from seed opens up a world of diversity in tastes, shapes, sizes, and colors. Seed-grown onions are just better all around!
Beneficial soil organisms are the team players working tirelessly to improve your garden soil and feed your plants. Learn who they are and how to help them!
Grow lettuce through the summer without bolting with a little knowledge and preparation we’ll share with you. Imagine your own fresh lettuce this summer!
Spring onions are easy to grow and give great harvest in about two months. See how to choose, plant, grow and harvest them!
Pumpkins are an important fall mascot, from jack-o’-lanterns to delicious foods. After all, what says Fall more than pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin pies?
GrowHaus is an indoor farm, marketplace and educational center in north Denver, CO. They live their motto of “Healthy food is a right, not a privilege.”
Cover crops – also called green manures – have improved soil for thousands of years. We look at what one month of growth provides in an average raised bed.
Our cover crops have created lots of questions about how to use them, so we’ve made this article a Q&A format for the most frequent questions.
Cover crops are an easy, effective and inexpensive way to improve soil fertility and help manage weeds, pests and diseases. Don’t let your soil go naked!
Direct sowing can be done almost any time of the year – spring, summer or fall.. Read how to avoid common problems and set yourself up for success!
Do you know the magic of milk and molasses in improving your garden? Plain old milk is a miracle for plants, soil and compost. Molasses boosts the benefits!
Growing more from the same garden space might seem impossible. We share a few proven and tested techniques perfect for today’s gardens, large or small.
Potting soils come in all shapes and sizes, but do those potting soils really work as advertised and contain healthy, wholesome ingredients to help your precious seedlings get that critical head start they need?
Seed starting mixes can be confusing – what’s good and what’s junk? Is the extra expense worth it, or is the cheapest mix just as good? Let’s take a look!
Fresh, homemade basil pesto is one of the treasures of summer. Pesto is one that is very easy and quick to make, so come along and we’ll show you how!
Field bindweed is one of the most invasive and destructive weeds in cropland and gardens. Read why it grows and how improving soil fertility controls it.
Bermuda grass: love it or hate it – most people fall into one of the two camps; there doesn’t seem to be much in-between.
We share some of the best ways our customers have found of keeping critters out of the garden and your heard-earned veggies!
Cucamelons can be overwintered as a perennial if they produce tubers in their roots. This technique gives earlier and larger harvests the second year.
Fall and early winter is a great time to do a garden tool cleanup, do any needed repairs and see if there is any other tools needed for next year.
Aphids are perennial pests that gardeners deal with, often with very mixed results. We’ll show you both prevention and treatment methods for aphids.
Blossom end rot is a perennial problem for gardeners. We’ll show you both preventative and immediate techniques to minimize this all-too-common disease.
The Humboldt Elementary School Garden was started about 20 years ago by Linneal Nick, a former teacher who raised money for the original raised bed garden.
Try this traditional Italian fermented tomato conserve for your huge harvest of heirloom tomatoes.
Chiles can be grown with great success in many varied garden climates across America. We give you some good tips for a great start in your garden!
Fish emulsion feeds the soil and plants with biologically available nutrients while increasing soil and microbe health. Make the best emulsion at home!
Sophisticated New York City school kids are reconnecting with their food, and the world, through a school garden.
Local, sustainable food is being grown in a former strip mall parking lot of the Holland Town Center in Holland, MI for local residents.
Milk, in surprisingly small amounts, can make multiple significant positive impacts on the health and productivity of your entire garden.