Food Every Year: Perennial Fruits and Vegetables Jun07

Food Every Year: Perennial Fruits and Vegetables

Planting a new crop every year takes quite a bit of work and dedication. Thankfully, the world has given us fruits and vegetables that you can plant one year and enjoy for the next several. Perennial fruits and vegetables are a great way to build a sustainable garden without spending dozens of hours each planting season. You might instantly think “apple tree,” but there are many, many more options out there that produce food year in and year out. The site Village Green Network offers some pretty great articles on all things sustainable, and this is one of their gems. When you think perennial, start thinking guacamole made from avocados, crunchy asparagus,  and sweet and sour raspberry pie....

Edible Container Gardens: 6 Tips Apr25

Edible Container Gardens: 6 Tips...

When you don’t have much space and the weather is violent, container gardens can be the perfect option for a bit of homegrown produce. When venturing into any gardening technique, a few tips from a seasoned professional is essential. Edible container gardens, when done right, can be a fun, convenient, and attractive way to grow vegetables, herbs, and even a few fruits. The Micro Gardener is the content-rich blog of Anne, gardener and small-space-genius. Want a way to grow without the space of a micro-farm? Container gardening might just be the answer....

Starting from Seeds (Courtesy Organic Gardening Magazine) Oct25

Starting from Seeds (Courtesy Organic Gardening Magazine)...

Starting plants from seeds is an essential step in cultivating life and becoming truly self-sustaining. Creating sustainable agriculture means understanding how to start from seed in order to create and cultivate crops that are adapted to a unique geographical location. Organic Gardening is one of the best sites for those interested in cultivating life and learning organic gardening skills....

DIY Greenhouse from TreeHugger.Com’s Ramon Gonzalez Oct23

DIY Greenhouse from TreeHugger.Com’s Ramon Gonzalez...

Building a DIY greenhouse can extend your growing season, add a bit of aesthetic intrigue to your property, and offer a haven for unique plant species. TreeHugger.Com’s Ramon Gonzalez wrote a great DIY article “3 Easy DIY Greenhouses for Under $300” that showcases a few great ways to build greenhouses from recycled materials and materials purchased for under $300. TreeHugger.Com is a news hub and sustainability resource for those concerned about the environment, personal sustainability, and social and political issues....

Growtest.Org: How to Grow an Organic Vegetable Garden Oct20

Growtest.Org: How to Grow an Organic Vegetable Garden...

Growing your own organic vegetable garden is much easier than you might expect. Growtest.Org offers a video tutorial guided by the editor of Organic Gardening that explains all you need to create a successful organic vegetable garden. Growtest.Org is a wonderful resource for news, tutorials, and social activism revolving around sustainable growing practices....