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It’s tough to be an organic farmer if you can’t find the organic seed you need
A big challenge for organic farmers is finding enough organic seed to meet their needs. One reason for the limited supply is a lack of skilled farmers who are interested in and capable of growing...
Prepare for spring by rolling up some seed balls
Some folks in New York City years ago tossed seed bombs into empty lots and along city streets to make the neighborhoods look better. They were little balls of clay, compost, and seed that grew into...
Have more plants without spending more money
I have a huge perennial garden. The coneflowers, columbine, and a few others have no problem spreading their own seeds in the fall so I get free plants every spring. You can build your own perennial...
Getting seeds for your garden may be as simple as visiting the library. Seed libraries are cropping up to help you grow food and learn the art of seed saving.
The next time you're in the library, see if you can check out garden seeds along with your books. Seed lending libraries are sprouting up around the country to offer free packets of seeds, with...
It's a good cure for spring fever
It’s been a long winter and I’m itching to get some dirt under my fingernails. Starting vegetable seeds inside helps to satisfy that craving to be in the garden. It’s hard to wait,...
Dinner is right outside your door.
Download this FREE Garden-to-Table guide; a full-color, 16-page reference tool on garden planning, soil maintenance and pest control.
Planting calendar is useful when starting vegetable seeds indoors
With daylight lasting a bit longer day by day, avid gardeners are hankering to plant. “If you start vegetable plants indoors, it is often helpful to list seeding dates on a calendar so...
Michigan resident and hobby photographer Lynne Kasey submitted a series of vibrant bird photos she's taken around her property. Enjoy her breathtaking shots!
Get a jump on spring planting by starting select flower and vegetable seeds indoors!
The next time you eat a hamburger, look at the bun. Is there sesame seed on it? I'll bet you've never thought about trying to grow sesame on your land, but it's possible. Radio interview...