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Cucamelons: The Grape-Sized Cucumbers That Look Like Watermelons and Taste Like Lime

April 2, 2022 at 1:31 pm

These little cuties are super easy to grow, delicious and packed with nutrition. Here’s why you need them in your garden:

11 Reasons a Clover Lawn is Better than Grass Lawn

April 2, 2022 at 12:52 am

Time to give up and let the clover take over! Clover doesn’t need to be mowed, watered, weeded or fertilized, and it’s softer than grass.

Tomatoes Hate Potatoes – But They Love Basil – and Other Secrets of Companion Planting

March 10, 2022 at 3:33 am

Planting your veggies next to their “friends” can improve yield, nutrient content and flavor, while warding off pests

How to Grow a “100-Year-Old” Forest in 10 Years

March 8, 2022 at 5:05 am

Engineer develops method for growing a food forest ten times faster than normal  

14 Beautiful Perennial Flowers That’ll Bloom Year After Year and Never Need to be Replanted

March 7, 2022 at 8:35 am

Perennial flowers also make excellent cover crops for your veggie garden, improving soil and keeping pests away!

Plant These Flowers Between Your Vegetables for Pest Control and Pollination

March 4, 2022 at 8:46 pm

Flowers attract birds and bees for free pest control and pollination services


5 Weeds You WANT in Your Garden

March 1, 2022 at 11:26 pm

Increase the productivity of your garden by harnessing the power of these five weeds

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No-Till Gardening: How to Grow More Food By Doing Less Work

February 27, 2022 at 2:35 am

Turning the soil “upside-down” exposes it to the sun and kills the microorganisms that keep it alive.

In the no-till gardening method seedlings are planted into tiny holes drilled with as little disturbance to the soil as possible. Credit: www.charlesdowding.co.uk

7 Simple Tricks to Bring Dead Soil Back to Life

February 25, 2022 at 9:37 pm

Stop tilling, weeding and fertilizing; add cover crops, compost, microbes and worms instead

One-Acre Permaculture Garden Feeds 50 Families

February 24, 2022 at 2:36 pm

One-acre garden provides fruit, veggies and eggs for 50 families with very little labor

More and more people are learning growing food doesn’t have to be hard work. When you work with nature instead of against it, it does much of the work for you.