Make Money Farming from Home

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Yes you can make money farming. Easy, not usually. Market gardeners, like most entrepreneurs and farmers, put in many hours of work each day. In fact it’s common for small business owners to work more hours in their business than they ever did working for others. When you’re doing work you love, it doesn’t feel … Read more


Specialty Crops to Grow for Profit

Interview with Dr. Thomas Cowan’s Garden Beyond his medial degree, Dr. Thomas Cowan has a tremendous wealth and breadth of knowledge on nature, nutrition and the life of plants. If you’re interested in growing for profit, you might enjoy the video interview where Dr. Cowan, talks about in-demand specialty crops for growers to consider. We … Read more


Hemp vs CBD Oil, Marijuana and Extracts – Benefits and Uses

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There’s understandably, a lot of confusion in the difference between hemp vs cbd and marijuana. We were confused too, so we dug in deep to better understand this hot topic of the day. We’re not only interested toward using marijuana and hemp medically, but we’re also researching it toward considering growing it as a cash … Read more


Types of Garlic and How to Grow and Harvest Garlic

Do You Know the Types of Garlic? Ah, garlic. Garlic growers and connoisseurs know that there are three overarching types of garlic. These are softneck, hardneck and elephant garlic. Softneck garlic Hardneck garlic Elephant garlic In this article you’ll not only learn more about the types of garlic, but also how to grow garlic as well … Read more


Pumpkin on a Stick Ornamental Eggplant (Yes… Eggplant!)

Is it a pumpkin? Is it a tomato…? No! Pumpkin on a stick is actually an eggplant! Seeds arrived in the mail from GardensAll Facebook community member, Kathlyn Pykosz Cairns, so we had to grow some! Gardeners with seeds in hand… #planted! It’s been fun learning more about these and to see ours developing from … Read more


Sambucus Canadensis and Sambucus Nigra, the Edible Elderberries

About the American Elderberry and Black Elderberry Genus: SambucusSpecies: Canadensis and Nigra These common elderberries are the best edible elderberry species. Elderberry plants are both ornamental and functional. It’s no wonder that nurseries are cultivating patented and increasingly beautiful versions of this amazing wild shrub. In this article, we’re focusing on common elderberry as it … Read more


Vertical Gardening – Eat Your Garden House!

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Wall Gardens Expand Your Growing Space Vertical gardening is not only the wave of the future, it’s here, now. We’re all for anything that helps gardeners grow more if they want to. Today there are many different vertical gardens, which allow gardeners to grow more food in less space, often involving less work as well, … Read more


Grow Dandelion – a Wild Weed Super Food Specialty Crop

Not only are we not interested in getting rid of the dandelions in our yard, we're actually growing dandelions to eat! That's right... we PLANTED dandelion plants! #weeds #gardening #danelions #edibles #backyardgardening

Growing Dandelions for Food and Health Don’t Kill ’em… Grow ’em! Not only are we not interested in getting rid of the dandelions in our yard, we’re actually growing dandelions to eat! That’s right… we PLANTED dandelion plants! We LOVE dandelion greens!! Just writing this, my mouth is watering and I’m longing for a huge … Read more


Tap a Tree: Sweet Tree Water Expected to be Billion Dollar Industry by 2025

More than Maple Water If you enjoy coconut water, as we do—we use it regularly in our green juices blended daily in our ancient Vitamix—you may also want to look for and try some “sap on tap”, sweet water now available in health food and specialty store. The tree water isn’t nearly as sweet naturally, in … Read more


Growing Loofah Plant from Seed

Luffa or Loofah? Luffa, lufa, loofa or loofah? You choose. It’s spelled all kinds of ways but it’s most commonly ‘loofah’ in the US and ‘luffa’ in the rest of the world. So whichever way you prefer to spell it, it’s pronounced the same (like loofah): loofah plant is a versatile vegetable worth growing! First … Read more