Reasons to grow yarrow

3 Reasons to Grow Yarrow

Yarrow might be considered a weed by some people, but this humble little plant is a superstar in the garden. Read on to find out why.

FTW Kitchen: Dandelion Pistou

I know what you're thinking. 'If I have to look at another weed eating recipe, I'll scream. Or turn off my computer!' But, wait! If there wasn't something to this whole eat the weeds business, us world farmers wouldn't keep harping on it. Yesterday, dandelion greens were on sale at a huge chain supermarket for … Continue reading FTW Kitchen: Dandelion Pistou

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10 Essential Gardening Tools (Plus a Few Extras that We Love)

Are you new to gardening? Or just expanding your garden toolshed? Here are 10 of the most invaluable tools for all your growing needs.

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Sowing Peas on St. Patrick’s Day

Did you know that throughout the United Kingdom and parts of the USA, it's considered lucky to sow peas on St. Patrick's Day? In temperate areas, the ground has thawed enough by March 17th that peas can be planted, and sowing early will ensure a bountiful spring/early summer harvest.

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The Green Conspiracy Garden Planner

The Green Conspiracy Garden Planner has everything a gardener could need for a successful growing season, in a truly elegant package.

Are Your Seeds Failing? Here are a Couple of Possible Reasons Why

Seeds can fail for a number of reasons. Let's take a look a couple of common issues, and how to prevent them in the future.

13 Black Vegetables for a Gothic Garden

Believe it or not, goths love to grow food too! Here are 13 beautiful, delicious black vegetables to grow in your own garden of spooky delights.

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How to Create a “3 Sisters” Garden

For centuries, many First Nations groups across North America have cultivated three plants that worked together in perfect symbiosis: corn, beans, and squash (or pumpkin).

10 Great Mini Vegetables for Container Gardens

Miniature and dwarf vegetables are ideal for allotments, balcony gardens, window boxes, and indoor containers. Check out these 10 heirloom varieties for small spaces.