Propagate Edible Plants

Growing veggies from seeds is a rewarding activity, as we watch the seedlings develop into delicious veggies we can bring to the table. There are other ways to propagate plants besides growing them from seeds. We can also grow new plants from from cuttings, by division, by layering, and by grafting.  By collecting seeds at…

Marigolds and Nasturtiums

Marigolds and nasturtiums are perfect flowers to plant among your veggies in an organic raised bed veggie garden. They both are pretty edible flowers that send out natural chemical signals to attract beneficial insects, like lady bugs, and repel pesky bugs, like whiteflies.  The smell of marigolds has been proven to keep a variety of…

Grow Organic Squash

Great food connects us to the earth as it begins with rich soil, fresh water, and clean air. Organic squash is grown without toxic pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, or GMO seeds. Start by filling your raised bed garden with an organic vegetable potting soil, like Dr. Earth’s Home Grown Organic Potting Mix, and choosing local organic…

Organic Gardening

Homeowners can awaken their neighborhood to the need to act in the current environmental emergency by using organic gardening techniques and taking simple steps at home. Planting eco-friendly native plants and fruit trees instead of a lawn in the front yard and using a drip irrigation system, saves water and attracts pollinators. Refraining from the…