How to Build a Raised Garden Bed in 2 Hours for Under $200 (Without a Single Tool!)

Two apartments ago, Kylie McConville and her boyfriend, experienced a rare New York City luxury: a small backyard. This unexpected perk allowed them to transition from small-space indoor gardening to constructing their own DIY raised garden bed, where they enjoyed bountiful harvests ...

“I Swapped My South LA Lawn for a Verdant Micro-farm” – Now She Feeds the Neighborhood

Beverly Lofton transformed her water-thirsty lawn in South Los Angeles into a flourishing micro-farm, a significant shift in an area known for its heat, water shortages, and urban sprawl. This verdant space, powered by solar energy and utilizing recycled water, now produces a variety ...

A Canadian Farmer Had Millions of Surplus Potatoes and Worked Overtime to Give Them All Away

Isaiah Hofer’s farm in Manitoba produced a record-breaking bumper crop, resulting in an unprecedented surplus of 12 million pounds of potatoes. After meeting his regular delivery commitments, Hofer faced a dilemma with the excess potatoes. The options were bleak: allowing them ...

Rain Gardens and Bathwater Reuse Becoming Trends, According to Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has highlighted the emergence of rain gardens and bathwater reuse as crucial trends in gardening, particularly in response to anticipated water scarcity stemming from climate change. At prestigious events like the Chelsea Flower Show, where innovation ...

Glow-in-the-Dark Petunias Could Usher in a New Trend in Indoor Gardening

The emergence of glow-in-the-dark petunias represents a potential revolution in indoor gardening, offering enthusiasts a captivating new dimension to explore within their homes. As the trend of indoor gardening surged over the past few years, driven by a desire to combat monotony ...

A California Superbloom Is Springing to Life and the Best is Yet to Come

A California Superbloom Is Springing to Life and the Best is Yet to Come, thanks to the drenching rains and record snowfall that characterized the state’s 2022-2023 winter season, persisting throughout the year. By September, typically the apex of dryness and fire risk, the ...

This Tiny Self-Watering Planter Lets You Easily Grow Microgreens With No Soil or Effort

The Patella Crescenda revolutionizes home gardening with its innovative and compact self-watering planter designed for effortless microgreen cultivation. Its diminutive size, small enough to cradle in your palms, belies its potential to make growing greens a seamless and swift process. ...

Study Finds That Urban Agriculture Must Be Carefully Planned to Have Climate Benefits

The University of Michigan-led international study sheds light on the complex relationship between urban agriculture and its climate impact. The findings reveal that, on average, fruits and vegetables grown in urban farms and gardens have a carbon footprint six times greater than ...

Preparing Your Garden for a Bountiful Spring: Expert Tips and Tricks

Preparing your garden for a bountiful spring involves a holistic approach, as advised by DIY expert Glen Peskett. February, according to Peskett, is the opportune time to commence these preparations, ensuring that every element in the garden contributes to a seamless transition into ...
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