5 Tips on How to Maintain Your School Garden

Gardens are now a part of every growing community and maintaining it is one of the things you can’t neglect. A school garden is a great way to connect students to the earth and widens their understanding regarding the food system. Our responsibility does not end in planting, we need to maintain it.   As…

10 Ways to Keep A Healthy Garden

Keeping a garden healthy must be accompanied by the correct things to do in order to maintain it in good condition. Who would want to see their plants dying slowly? No gardener would like that.   How to keep your garden healthy?   Follow these following tips on how you can keep your garden healthy…

The Advantages of an Office Garden to Your Workplace

Gardening is something your employees don’t need to wait until their retirement day. This is one office features that more and more companies are implementing in their place. They are encouraging their employees to work on their green thumbs even on work site.   Companies now are converting their traditional office spaces into a more…

6 Therapeutic Benefits of a Corporate Garden

Noisy workplace, bad posture for a whole day, and computer screens are just a few of the not so glamorous part of the corporate world. Often times than not, it can decrease our health level if we don’t take care of ourselves. As a remedy, a corporate garden is recommended for this dilemma.   Read…

What are the different types of Soil in Iowa?

Soil is important in the agriculture industry. In the United States and Iowa has been blessed with these. Here are some great facts about the 4 different types of soil found in Iowa:   1.INCEPTISOLS   These are young soils that lack in layers. It is common in watersheds, sloping mountain regions, forest, and recreational…

USO – Metro Hospital Resiliency Gardening Program

A team of GSMG is supporting  USO-Metro Hospital Resiliency Gardening Program at Fort Belvoir with gardening information in the context of their treatment. Each week a group of 16 active duty service members leave their hospital treatment to learn about the many benefits of gardening.   The team stresses  “resilience” as that quality that allows some…

How to grow a Deck Balcony or Patio Vegetable Garden

If you are one of those people who love the idea of growing a garden but have limited space — then this is the article you have been waiting for.   A Short Intro to Gardening   Space is vital in gardening. There are people out there that are lucky enough with space but how…

7 Common Challenges In Plants

Sometimes, killing a plant accidentally is inevitable. It’s true, we’re just being honest. Most plant owners have been in that situation. Especially if you’re new in gardening, it’s almost impossible for you to avoid it. So if ever you’ve had your own murder (of a plant of course!) and feel ashamed, don’t hesitate to try…