If you like to “push the easy button” when it comes to kitchen gardening, here’s my list of five easy-to-grow crops: mixed lettuce, radishes, blueberries …
I’m testing comfrey as a nutrient mulch for strawberries. It was great for tomatoes. Will it work for strawberries? You can grow comfrey mulch yourself. It’s a high nutrient mulch that should be great for strawberries.
Pre-sprouting seeds can get you a head start on vegetable seedlings. It can also improve germination rates. But is pre-sprouting small seeds worth the extra effort? I tested it to find out.
Get smart on the subject of seed saving with this free guide for gardeners and farmers. Backyard gardeners will learn a lot from this handy reference document.
This article shows you how to get free vegetable seeds from the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), a unit of the USDA. All you have to do is ask the right way.
Here’s an easy, fast way to assemble an indoor seed starting light stand that doesn’t cost much money. This article includes a complete parts list to get you started.