Category: Landscaping & Garden Planning

Make a Lasagna Gardening Bed

Lasagna gardening is just as wonderful as it sounds. You choose the “pan” (a raised bed or a piece of ground), add layers of brown and green, then top with Compostex...

Easy Drip Irrigation for Raised Beds

In our video on raised beds, Tricia shows you how to create a raised bed in minutes, using M Brace or jumbo-sized Smart Pots. Raised beds offer easy planting, weeding,...

How to Propagate Plants by Layering

If you’re looking for a low risk, low cost way to propagate your garden plants, try the technique called layering. Unlike other propagation methods such as cuttings...

Propagation by Cuttings: Wounding vs Heel Cutting

When taking cuttings of difficult to propagate plants, especially in the semi-ripe and hardwood stages, it is often necessary to take a special step to encourage root...

Landscaping with Edible Plants

Our grandparents or great grandparents did not have to think about what to plant in their landscape, it just made sense to plant something that you can eat. With the...

How to Design a Raised Bed

Raised beds are useful for lots of gardening situations: they’re easier to reach, can reduce some pest problems, and are good for depleted or rocky soils (or driveways...

Urban Gardening Without a Yard

The new methods being developed for urban farming are great for gardeners looking to be more efficient with their use of space, but usually this refers to maximizing...

Grow a Little Longer with our Fall Garden Planting Calculator!

The cooler temperatures of autumn are on the way, and with it the end of the summer harvest. But that doesn’t mean your garden needs to be done for the year! Now is...

Plant a Food Forest Now!

  It’s perennial vegetable planting season – the perfect time to begin your permaculture food forest! Welcome to the Forest Food forests are a new innovation in...

What to Plant in Your Winter Garden

  Don’t leave your garden just yet! Late Fall and early Winter is the time to plant some easy edibles, put in some spring-blooming bulbs, and scatter the sweeps of...