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Fight Dirty: How to Become a Backyard Garden Guerrilla Even If You've Never Grown a Tomato

April 3, 2015 - by Daisy Luther Sometimes I think that the next Revolutionary War will take place in vegetable garden battlefields, all across America. Instead of bullets, there will be seeds.  Instead of chemical warfare, there will be rainwater, carefully collected from the gutters of the house. In ...

Have You Ever Wondered Why Gardening Feels so Good?

March 17, 2015 - by Joshua Krause Have you ever noticed how satisfying it feels to get your hands dirty in the backyard? Does working in your garden make you feel like everything is right in the world? Perhaps you’ve chalked it up to the sunshine and the exercise. After all, everyone knows that a good worko ...

Saving Cities with Urban Gardening and MakerSpaces

December 27, 2014 - By The Urban Farming Guys Inner City MakerSpace! Everything from Urban Agriculture to Robotics and a huge basement full of Aquaponic growing. A 20K Square ft Laboratory that will change the game for the inner city youth of Lykins Neighborhood. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_HyRP3cPew Support t ...

Build An Underground Year Round Greenhouse For Less Than $300

October 6, 2014 - Greenhouses are absolutely awesome for year round gardening. Being a gardener in a colder climate (my growing season is mid-May to October) this is definitely a great idea to help extend my growing season and keep the fresh veggies flowing year round. By putting this greenhouse underground, you ...

You'll Never View Food the Same Way Again - The Need to Grow

June 27, 2014 - The Need To Grow © 2014 Earth Conscious Films Heather Callaghan Activist Post The Need to Grow is a positive new film by Ryan Wirick and Earth Conscious Films that explores tons of options on the individual level towards feeding the world without destroying the earth. Was t ...

Get a Head Start on Gardening with Cold Frames

April 10, 2014 - by Tess Pennington Not everyone is lucky enough to live in a temperate climate where they can create a year-round garden. Sometimes, we have to make do with what we have. Using a cold frame is a great way to get a head start on your garden or as a way to extend your growing season during those c ...

How To Build A 50 Greenhouse In Your Yard Free Plans

April 6, 2014 - by Joe Martino Is it time that we all became a little more self reliant? I think so. When we look at the fact that the mainstream idea of food production is becoming more and more out of touch with nature, it becomes clear that we need to begin thinking about growing our own food. While we can t ...

The Healing Garden: 10 Herbs To Grow in the Survival Garden

March 12, 2014 - For many, the time has come to plan our summer gardens.  Given the overwhelming interest in recent articles about essential oils, I decided to revisit the topic of an herbal healing garden.  My interest is a bit self-serving in that I am in the process of rethinking my own garden an ...

6 Foolproof Tips For a Successful Garden

March 3, 2014 - by Tess Pennington Have you noticed that your store-bought produce is wilted or bruised once it comes home from the store? Are you concerned about harmful chemical fertilizers on your produce? Do you worry about upcoming food shortages? Or want more food security? Many of us are taking notice of ...

Urban Gardening: Grow Anywhere

January 11, 2014 - by Tess Pennington Just because you live in an apartment, does not mean you have to live without the joys of fresh, homegrown garden vegetables. There are just a few simple steps that can help you achieve your homegrown produce dream. The first thing that you need to do is to consider your growi ...

EU To Ban Heirloom Seeds and Criminalize Unregistered Gardens

January 11, 2014 - If the global domination is allowed to take root, biotech and Big Agra will control the world food supply, at the expense of personal liberty. Aaron Dykes Activist Post Because independence is the greatest of all crimes under the emerging global government, which essentially works to protect t ...

10 Simple Cheap Home Gardening Innovations to Set You on the Path to Food Independence

December 8, 2013 - Alex Pietrowski Activist Post The issue of food quality and food independence is of critical importance these days, and people are recognizing just how easy and fun it is to grow your own food at home. When renegade gardener Ron Finley said, “growing your own food is like printing money,&rd ...

USDA Shuts Down 4-Year-Old's Garden

August 25, 2013 - Heather Callaghan Activist Post Names have been altered to protect those involved.... Just when you think the front-yard garden wars can't get worse, enter USDA's rural development dictatorship domineering the food source of the most vulnerable of our society. In a South Dakota subsidized hou ...

Protecting Your Garden From Overwatering

July 14, 2013 - By brewbooks  By Jonathan Parker There's no denying the past few years of drought have been rough on farmers and gardeners alike. After so many poor seasons in a row, the heavy rain we've been having was breathing new life into the fields. In Michigan, We had over a wee ...
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