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Posted on June 19, 2014 by
Hats off to a 48'x48' greenhouse, the farm grows 135,000 plants a year in Tower Gardens, using 5% of the water used by outdoor farming. The farm supplies Walt Disney World resorts, along with Emeril’s Orlando, Ritz Carlton, Marriott World Center & the Hilton with fresh greens and herbs year round. ...
Posted on June 19, 2014 by
Lets repurpose old rain gutters and create an interesting way to grow Strawberries.... Just fill an old rain gutter with soil, plant the berries & harvest them as the overhang. Much easier than crawling through Rows of berries on the ground and you won't need straw between the rows! .Gutter berries...
Posted on April 16, 2014 by
Old Ice cube trays to start your seeds...just don't forget to drill holes Happy Planting
Posted on April 12, 2014 by
Introduction If you have poor garden soil, limited space, not enough sun in the garden area, or impaired mobility, you may want to grow vegetables in containers. Containers allow you to have a movable garden with the opportunity for a limited vegetable supply, or a supplemental source of vegetables ...
Posted on April 12, 2014 by
Poor soil? Low sun exposure? No garden? You can still grow vegetables! Almost any vegetable can be grown in a container, but varieties that work the best are “compact” or “bush” plants: plants that have a confined growth habit. Here are steps to grow four popular vegetables in containers. A few ge...
Posted on April 7, 2014 by
Even with our growing emphasis on and awareness of the benefits to the environment when eating locally and seasonally, there hasn't seemed to have been a major shift in our eating habits, as most of us still want to be able to buy any kind of produce we want, any time of the year that we want, regar...
Posted on April 7, 2014 by
I take "a little bit, every now and again" approach to feeding my plants because I know if my soil is looked after and well-watered – they will grow. Having dabbled with making nettle and comfrey fertilizers and tinkered with using wood ash around my soft fruit bushes, I fancy seeing what else I can...
Posted on April 7, 2014 by
Skippy's Vegetable Garden Kitchen gardening is a great way to add nutritious and delicious food to your home cooked meals. Just to inspire you in your garden planning, here are some wonderful beds in a small city garden that will produce enough vegetables for 2-3 families or a small restaurant! (...
Posted on April 7, 2014 by
I am easily entertained. I must be on at least fifty mailing lists for garden catalogs, and new catalogs have started arriving, making for great reading and garden planning. So many plants, but so few that will grow in my garden. While most parts of the country worry about cold hardiness, here in ...
Posted on April 7, 2014 by
This site is about vegetable gardening. It is written by gardeners, for gardeners. Our purpose is to encourage our community, whether local or online, to share our passion for healthy living. Whether you work your own garden, or reap the benefits of others' vegetables, we want to give you all the in...