Going from planting seeds to making clothes with the fiber you’ve grown can be esciting. Learn about how to do that with flax that will be on its way to linen cloth. For the best flax fiber to spin into linen, you need to harvest at the right time.
Organic gardening can be for everyone, including those with disabilities.
Want tips for growing fabulous tomatoes and avoiding the blight? Read on...
On the surface it makes sense that hugelkulture would provide many benefits including: increased microbial activity, low maintenance, decreased water requirements, increased planting surface area, nutrient release from rotting wood, turns a waste product into an asset and increased soil temperatures from some composting action. However, we wanted to test it and be able to see those positive results for ourselves.
Adaptive gardening "adapts" physical gardens and tools so anyone - even people with mobility limitations - can grow organic fruits, vegetables and flowers.
: If you grow more than one cotton variety at a time in your garden, most likely they will cross, meaning the seeds you save may grow out to produce a different colored fiber than you had in mind. With my Cotton Project I explored what would happen when the seeds from green and brown cotton from cross-pollinated plants were grown out.
Seven tips to scheduling lettuce plantings so that you have neither gluts nor gaps in your supply, and can extend the popular lettuce seasons of fall and spring. Depending on your climate and if you have a hoophouse or greenhouse for protected growing, you might get these seasons to meet so that you have a continuous supply of salads all year.
As public perception of marijuana across the U.S. has softened, growing the plant for personal use is now becoming a legal reality. However, online information about growing the plant is often found in open forums leading to advice that can be anecdotal or contradictory. So, we put curiosity and confusion to rest and spoke to a Marijuana Growing Consultant from Seattle about growing the plant out in the open, in a raised garden! His professional insight and recommendations were collected and put into this guide.