Night Blooming Cereus – Queen of the Night Flower

"Cereus-ly" Worth the Wait By Sharon Hughes After four years, this amazing plant my sister gave me finally bloomed. Once. Well, the first flower, that is....

Edible Hedges for Privacy and Food

Eat That Hedge! We love the concept of edible landscapes. For years we've only planted for beauty and aesthetics, mainly because we live in the...

Olla Clay Water Jug – Garden Irrigation System

Olla Irrigation What is an olla pot? Generally pronounced as OI-yah, or OY-ya, but also as AW-yah, and olla in English as OH-lah, Olla pots have been...

Best Drip Irrigation Kit and Automatic Watering System

A Soggy Saga Last year, we flipped from overhead sprinklers and a lot of hand watering over to using soaker hoses. We bought two kits online....

Garden Planters and Deciding What to Grow in Pots

No Garden? No Problem! If you don't have a yard, or only have a small yard, no problem! You can still grow food! Okay, so...

A Plant Tower that Can Grow 50 Plants in 4 Sq....

Vertical Garden Tower and Composter for Indoors or Outdoors We love the idea of the Vertical Garden Tower and Composter for indoor growing in winter, and on...

Cover Crops for the Home Garden

By Jared Gulliford, Earth First Farm Recently, I have found myself experimenting with various cover crops and decomposition techniques in my ½ acre market garden. Cover...

Rhubarb – Growing and Cooking this Early Spring Vegetable

Growing Rhubarb When you hear "rhubarb", what comes to mind? For most people, it's likely rhubarb pie, right? The next most familiar term is probably...

Soaker Hose Garden Irrigation System – Pros and Cons

Like many gardeners, we began watering our plots with overhead sprinklers. To compensate for the occasional lapse of memory, we set up automatic sprinkler...

Mosquito Repellent Plants and Remedies, Facts and Myths

Natural Mosquito Repellents and Myths What works and what doesn't when it comes to those pesky flying insects and natural mosquito repellent and mosquito deterrents?...