Spring's slow arrival means that seedlings are spending more time indoors this year. Here's a look at what you can do to ensure that your seedlings continue to grow strong and healthy, and will be garden-ready when the time comes.
Choosing the right breed of chicken is a lot like dating. Well, not really, but there are serious matters of compatibility at stake and hundreds of breeds to choose from. Before making a commitment, take a moment to consider your “type.”
It's a dirty job, but someone's got to doo it—pun intended—and this way you can avoid adding more trash to the bin. Follow HOMEGROWN member and waste-disposal guru Joan's directions for building your own dog poop composter and help Fido go green.
Perfect for square foot gardeners or those growing food in small spaces - a tall, sturdy trellis that's quick and easy to put together and is easy on the eyes. It's a harp for the garden! Just wait until the peas start climbing up its strings!
These two unlikely ingredients made an easy mix for starting my peppers - bell and hot. While it's still on trial, I think it's a winner already! I'll continue trying it with other plants, so stay tuned...
Gutter gardens are a popular way to grow food in a small space. I started with strawberries, but I’m already planning to install more for leafy greens. If it’s a plant with a shallow root system, gutters are the perfect fit!