Category Archives: Gardening

You Can’t Grow Store Bought Potatoes – The Myth That Costs You Money

That handsome plant in between my goat horn pepper plant I started in the Spring and my four year old fig tree is a purple potato plant I started about two weeks ago. I did not start it from a … Continue reading

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DIY Vertical Wall Garden

Great little project for gardeners with limited space. Via Bridgeman Rattan: Source: Bridgman Rattan

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No Build Raised Bed Garden

In this video John from takes viewers on a tour of his friends backyard which he helped convert into large garden. One interesting thing they did was to create a frameless raised bed out of extra compost that looks … Continue reading

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Eight Pounds of Tubers from a Three Gallon Nursery Pot

This video from the Growing your Greens YouTube collection shows the high yield of “sunchoke” or Jerusalem Artichoke. Backyard gardeners looking for a crop that can provide substantial returns for minimal investment may want to look into this plant. They … Continue reading

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Sustainable Urban Agriculture?

Another post I wrote a few years ago for American Survival Blog. Since I wrote this Garden Girl host Patti Moreno has really hit her stride being featured on HGTV and in several magazines. However in her newer stuff as … Continue reading

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