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  • Fall Garden: Growing from Seed

    This time around, instead of buying plants, I decided to start my fall garden from seed!

    Since I’ve never grown from seed before, I needed to figure out how to grow everything I planted. In case any of you picked up seeds similar to mine, I thought I’d share what I learned! More

  • Grow Your Own Food Challenge: A Container Garden Tour!

    I’ve been talking over the last couple of weeks about how this little container garden situation has expanded into…well….a not-so-little situation. Here’s a little tour of my container garden, and I’d love to hear what you guys are growing! More

  • Grow Your Own Food Challenge: Reader Garden

    I launched the Grow Your Own Food Challenge to help motivate myself to get growing and hopefully inspire other readers to hop on board and grow some food of their own. You guys have shared some great tips and experiences in the comments, and I wanted to share some email excerpts from reader Garp who’s got a nice food garden of his own going. More

  • Grow Your Own Food Challenge: Turning Lawn Into Garden

    You might assume that because I work on farms, I know everything I need to know about growing my own food. Unfortunately, that is not the case! As part of our Grow Your Own Food Challenge, I’ll be documenting my attempt to turn my lawn into a vegetable garden. But transforming sod into a workable garden bed is not easy! Here are four organic methods I’ve been considering. More