Bottle Tower Gardens Provide Exceptionally Efficient Small Space Growing

Dr. Willem Van Cotthem experimented with this vertical gardening system using recycled plastic bottles stacked and attached to a fence.  He began with the 2011 growing season and continued through 2012 with great success.  This type of garden is cheap to start and is extremely effective for those who do not have a lot of […] […]

Rooftop Gardens Are Turning the Urban Shopping Scene Green

“PARIS — It’s a swift ride by elevator from Galeries Lafayette’sperfume section to the grand department store’s 10th-floor luxury farm with its signature scent of sage, rosemary and compost. The rooftop garden, lush with climbing plants, tomatoes, marigolds and strawberries, is part of a plan to transform city farming into a deluxe shopping attraction for […] […]

9 QUICK GROWING Cool-Season Veggies

Curious as to what you should be planting before your first fall frost gets here? Take a look at these 9 cool-season veggies that you can start now, and enjoy in 60 days or less! Carrots, Spinach, Green Onions, Radishes, Lettuce, Kale, Mustard Greens, Swiss Chard & Mizuna! Carrots are an annual cool-season crop, half-hardy […] […]

Best ‘Secret’ Urban Gardens Around the World

“(CNN) — From derelict train tracks turned scenic walkways, to rooftop treasures atop train stations, sometimes the best bits of cities are the bits that don’t feel like cities at all. Urban centers might be 24-hour hubs of activity, but often you just need some green space in the concrete jungle. “One of the things […] […]

7 Tips for A Better Summer Garden

Summer has arrived and for a lot of us, that means long, hot days in the garden. Before you get too exhausted or overwhelmed, consider these 7 easy tips for having a beautiful and happy summer garden. STEP 1 – BE WISE WITH YOUR WATERMake sure to keep your garden beds cool and moist by adding plenty […] […]

Hydroponics Guide: Learn To Grow Plants Without Soil 2018

“Hydroponics is the art/science of growing plants in a soil-free environment. Historically, hydroponics isn’t that new. In fact, there are many ancient records of people using the concept of hydroponics to grow plants. One such important record is the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, which is considered one of the Wonders of the Ancient World. In Babylon, […] […]

Strange Ways To Use 30 Most Common Household Things In Your Garden!

Learn 30 Things That Can Make Your Garden Better! 1. Cardboard and Newspapers Must you have cardboards and newspapers? Do you know you can use them in your garden? From putting them into the compost to suppressing weeds or this DIY newspaper seed starter, there are many ways. Find out more cardboard uses here! 2. Wine […] […]

Win a FREE Seed Club Subscription!

Win a FREE 1 Month Subscription to UOG’s Monthly Seed & Garden Club! Everything is delivered to you at just the right time of the year. [All based on your grow zone – growing conditions – garden location – preferences – and more!] Now is the perfect time to join as we are currently […] […]

Upgrade Your Garden With These 19 Cheap Homemade Decor Projects

“Does your garden need a little refreshment? If you have no idea of how to upgrade your garden and add some life to it, not to worry. We have these awesome DIY Cheap Garden Decor Ideas to solve your problem. It’s always fun to make creative and unique outdoor garden projects. Your garden is the place for outdoor activities, fun BBQ […] […]

CropSwap is Hosting a FREE Seed Club Giveaway!

Our friends at CropSwap are hosting another giveaway! Enter to win a FREE 3 Month Subscription to our Monthly Seed & Garden Club. Entering is fast and easy! Just head on over to their Instagram page at, to enter. Good-luck! To LEARN MORE about our Monthly Seed & Garden Club, please visit us at: […] […]