Why Fall Gardens Need Compost And Amendments

LA TIMES – So you likely spent a bundle on preparing your first victory garden last spring, with organic potting soils, compost and manures. Why should you have to go out to buy more for your cool-weather garden this fall? Because the veggies you planted last spring devoured those beneficial microbes, said master gardener Yvonne […] […]

Grow Food, De-stress: Rooted Offers Corporate Employees Micro-Learning Urban Farming Platform

GreenQueen.com – Agtech startup Rooted wants to make urban farming the new corporate hobby with its new micro-learning platform, which offers users the tools and skills they need to grow their own food at home. Launched amid the coronavirus pandemic at the agri-food conference Future Food Asia 2020, which has led most of us to […] […]

Grow Food, De-stress: Rooted Offers Corporate Employees Micro-Learning Urban Farming Platform

GreenQueen.com – Agtech startup Rooted wants to make urban farming the new corporate hobby with its new micro-learning platform, which offers users the tools and skills they need to grow their own food at home. Launched amid the coronavirus pandemic at the agri-food conference Future Food Asia 2020, which has led most of us to […] […]

10 Influencers and Instagram Accounts to Follow for Gardening Advice

We don’t just turn to Instagram to stalk our favorite celebrities and social influencers to find out what they’re wearing, eating or where they hang out. Instagram also has a bevy of great accounts that celebrate and share knowledge about the dirty but glorious world of gardening. So, for those who’ve started to dabble in […] […]

10 Influencers and Instagram Accounts to Follow for Gardening Advice

We don’t just turn to Instagram to stalk our favorite celebrities and social influencers to find out what they’re wearing, eating or where they hang out. Instagram also has a bevy of great accounts that celebrate and share knowledge about the dirty but glorious world of gardening. So, for those who’ve started to dabble in […] […]

Urban farm grows fresh produce and sense of community

Post Register: Claudia Pine spent Wednesday morning at Happyville Farm digging up carrots, picking tomatoes and washing cucumbers. By the time she was done, Pine had 58 pounds of fresh vegetables that were separated into one-pound bunches. Each family who visited the Community Food Basket – Idaho Falls that day was given one. “Fresh, farm-raised […] […]

Tomato Seed Saving Tips and Tricks

Saving tomato seeds is a popular tradition amongst most gardeners. They take their most prolific plants, and favorite varieties and pay special attention to harvesting seed for the following year. Hybrid vs. Heirloom and why it matters: Hybrid plants are a combination of two different sets of genetic material. If a hybrid tries to mate […] […]

Tomato Seed Saving Tips and Tricks

Saving tomato seeds is a popular tradition amongst most gardeners. They take their most prolific plants, and favorite varieties and pay special attention to harvesting seed for the following year. Hybrid vs. Heirloom and why it matters: Hybrid plants are a combination of two different sets of genetic material. If a hybrid tries to mate […] […]

Can small pieces of land bring neighborhoods together? Milwaukee urban garden, community education center proposed.

JSOnline: An urban garden and community education center is being proposed for a central city site northwest of downtown Milwaukee. It would be developed on a 9,000-square-foot vacant lot, south of West Walnut Street between North 14th Lane and North 15th Street, by Venus Consulting LLC, according to a new Common Council resolution. That resolution calls for […] […]

Can small pieces of land bring neighborhoods together? Milwaukee urban garden, community education center proposed.

JSOnline: An urban garden and community education center is being proposed for a central city site northwest of downtown Milwaukee. It would be developed on a 9,000-square-foot vacant lot, south of West Walnut Street between North 14th Lane and North 15th Street, by Venus Consulting LLC, according to a new Common Council resolution. That resolution calls for […] […]