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Here’s some helpful advice on how to deal with rats in your garden and compost pile before reaching for a trap or that box of rat poison.
Are veggies your least favorite dish during dinner? Read on and discover how that microgreens just might change your mind and your palate when it comes to what will either be the next food fad or future food for indoor gardening.
A news release from Rice University tells us that researchers have found a novel way to preserve produce that is cheaper and healthier than current practices. Furthermore, it’s so simple that it could be sold in a spray bottle or even made in the home.
Here’s the latest news that supports the idea that future homes will be designed to integrate vertical farming and aquaculture for homeowners who want to be indoor farmers to feed their families and ensure their own food security.
Are some unidentified pests eating up your garden? Would you like to merge your gardening skills with some closeup photography? Here are some basic photography tips that will not only help you identify what is eating your garden, but provide some additional visual enjoyment to your gardening.
Thinking about canning produce this year? Here is one home canning mistake that could mean death for the first-time canner.
Gain a little garden mastery by discovering the finer aspects on how much and how often you really should water your garden.
Scientists recently have discovered a new sex hormone that has implications toward not only treating infertility, but feeding an over-populated world too.
Are you still in social isolation due to COVID-19 and running out of things to discuss with family members? Here’s a dinner table argument about whether tomatoes and eggs really need to be, or should be, stored in the fridge. And, as an added bonus—the secret behind the best vegetable soups.
Here are some practical tips for saving your unused seeds for next year.
Has your attempt to grow seedlings gone awry? Don’t give up yet, there’s still some time to start some seedlings by recognizing and repenting from these common seedling germination sins that every gardener is guilty of at least once in their life.
Prolonged social distancing affects many adversely. Here’s what a new study reveals when measuring what makes people happiest in order to determine the healthiest COVID-19 activity for social distancing.
Are you throwing away money in your compost bin? Here are some ways to save money through repurpose gardening.
Researchers argue that you might actually be wasting money and time donating to tree planting movements as well as causing more problems for the environment than solving them.
Now is the time to start thinking about how you are going to protect your vegetable garden from insect pests this year. As such, here’s an informative article on how to save a species while saving your organic garden with this natural pest control method.
Do you avoid buying many fruits because you just can’t seem to pick one that is perfectly ripe? A new study suggests that all of this may change with an electronic tapping trick for picking a perfectly ripe fruit.
Now is the time to start thinking about transplanting your seedlings from pots to garden. But before you do, here are some tips on how to avoid making some common mulching mistakes with your garden this Spring.
If you have not started on your garden yet, now is the time to avoid what COVID-19 did for toilet paper that it could do to your gardening plans this spring.
Would you like to share your knowledge of plants and gardening, or become part of a research project that shares your interests? Here is an example of how a research program can open a world of possibilities for the future budding citizen scientist in your garden.
Lockdowns due to COVID-19 presents many problems not just to businesses and the economy, but to scientific research facilities as well. Here’s one proposed solution that could keep those labs open.
Discover how you can turn your gardening skills into a gift to the next generation that will build a legacy, make money and improve the environment.
When was the last time you wore a NIOSH N95 dust mask while gardening? Better yet: When have you ever seen anyone wear a N95 mask while gardening? It might sound a little on the crazy side to do so, but as it turns out, protecting yourself from Farmer’s Lung and other diseases by wearing an N95 mask while gardening makes good health sense
Do you know the health of your soil? Do you know what your options are for testing your soil and how much it costs? Before running to Home Depot or Amazon for a soil testing kit, here is some advice on saving money with garden soil testing.