Biointensive Gardening Tips for More with Less

If you could grow 2-6 times more produce and use less water, wouldn't you want to? No brainer, obvious "YES", right? Biointensive gardening is the buzzword in gardening these days and for good reason. With the practical biointensive process, you...

What Do Plants Need to Grow? 6 Basic Nutrients for Plants

We know many of you are well-seasoned gardeners and are beyond the "basics". But it's important to devote pages to those who are new to gardening and just getting started. Many beginner gardeners get discouraged when things aren't growing so well....
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Fuyu Persimmons – the Best Tasting Persimmons to Grow

But Wait… Persimmons Taste Awful, Right..? Well, that depends. It depends on what kind of persimmon and when you eat it. Wild persimmons are the highly astringent ones that will cause involuntary puckering and feel somewhat like you've got cotton...
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A Desk Garden for Office Plants and Indoor Gardening

Desk Gardens and Indoor Garden Trends   It's inspiring and gratifying to see so many creative ideas and a burgeoning market of new products that help people garden, even when they don't have space. Today there are all kinds of plant...

Pyramid Planters – 3x the Food in 4 Feet of Space

Vertical Gardening for More Yield in Less Space What about a living salad bar or strawberry patch right on your deck or patio? We love the idea of plant tower gardens such as this cool pyramid planter, where you can...

Tomato Seedlings, Straw Bales, this Week’s Articles

3/25/18 NEWSLETTER! Greetings from the Garden! As expected, low temps have dropped to frost range this weekend. We follow www.Weatherbell.com, a free service that gives fairly accurate long range forecasts. They predicted the many snow events and have also projected a...

Wall Planters Maximize Growing Space Indoors and Out

  Here a garden, there a garden, everywhere a garden-garden! These days people of all generations, especially millennials and urbanites—as the fastest growing segment—are into growing their own food. We hear from folks regularly, who are interested in beginning gardening, who've...

Growing Kohlrabi Greens and Root – Burns Fat, Fights Cancer

Another cancer-fighting cabbage cousin. We're growing kohlrabi greens and root for the second time this year so we've been investigating some of its many nutritional benefits. Turns out that kohlrabi greens and the root of this funky looking tuberous vegetable have many nutritional benefits! When...

Grapefruit Seed Extract for Disinfectant

When we shared an article on dandelions for food, tea and medicine, GardensAll Facebook community member, Olive Bolivar shared this great information on grapefruit seed extract or oil as a natural and safe disinfectant. The main difference between the grapefruit...

Yellow, Red, Black and Orange Tomatoes

Do they all have the same nutrition? Black, orange, yellow, red... they're all luscious, juicy, sweet tomatoes. But which tomatoes are healthiest? Is tomato nutrition the same, no matter the color? If you're wondering which tomatoes to grow this year, here...