Use crop protection methods to get a jump start on your garden by sowing seeds of cool season crops and planting warm weather vegetables before the snow stops flying. Learning when to plant in spring involves much more than knowing when to put plants in the ground. Many gardeners seed in spring instead of…
Mid-June is here and with it comes the heat of summer. For many gardeners, the continual rain this year has interfered with getting their vegetables planted. Do not fear if this is the case in your situation. There is still time to get your vegetable crops planted, even if you are growing from seed….
Most gardeners, such as Jeff Lowenfels, a garden writer from Anchorage, Alaska, are generous people who enjoy sharing the bounty of their garden with others. Lowenfels began the Plant a Row for the Hungry (PAR) program by asking gardeners to plant an extra row of beans in their garden for an Anchorage soup kitchen….
A possible alternative to traditional factory farms is to grow organic vegetables using hydroponic methods. Growing food in hydroponic units lessens our reliance on factory farm produced food. For every person that lessens their need for factory farm produced food the use of pesticides and other chemicals by these large corporations will slowly be reduced….