Planting Your Own Vertical Garden

There are so many benefits to starting your own organic garden. For starters, you’ll save some coin, you’ll eat healthier, and you’ll have access to fresh, flavorful, ripe vegetables, herbs, and fruits that go beyond anything you’ll find in the grocery store. The best part is that you’ll also have control over the entire process,…

5 Fast-Growing Superfoods

Organic gardening is one of the most affordable and satisfying ways to bump up your intake of healthy foods. Gardening will also make you more self-sufficient but starting a garden can be intimidating, even for those with experience. Novice gardeners may have trouble with the months-long wait we each must endure before garden plants are…

Three Tips for Deadheading Your Garden

There’s no doubt you know exactly how you like your garden to appear. Whether you prefer to see sprawling and organic patches of plants or a manicured and structured layout, there is a way to engineer plants to fit your vision. This method of manipulating plants to grow the way you want is called “deadheading”…

Flowers that Will Bring all the Monarchs to Your Garden

As spring comes, monarch butterflies will start to make their journey northward. Their epic migration will range from as far as South America to southern Canada. Along the way, they will need access to nectar sources and host plants where they can lay the eggs of their newest generation. So the question is, as an…

What Crops Grow Best for Your Gardening Zone?

If you’re new to USDA zone 5 or are new to organic vegetable gardening in general, you might be wondering when you can start planting zone 5 vegetables in your garden. Every zone has general planting guidelines that can help you and zone 5 is no exception. Today, we’re discussing when to start planting zone…

What Gardening Zone Are You In?

Have you ever wanted to know what plants are recommended for your area? Most organic gardeners enjoy growing plants throughout the year and making accommodations during the winter months, but that doesn’t every plant can survive in any region. The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is divided into sections and tells us which plants are…