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Growing Food in the Sonoran Desert

I will be successful! My sprouts are all doing very well. I have sprouted sweet basil, tomatoes, and peppers. They are doing just fine indoors. Right now they are on my window sills getting some sun and fresh air. 198 more words

April; The Cruelest Month for Gardeners

It is April, beautiful April in my backyard.

When I walk into my garden, I know that no matter what goes on in Washington, D.C., I have this patch of peace, of paradise, to turn to. 271 more words

Organic Gardening

Gardening with Melinda: Grow an abundant tomato harvest in a pot

By Melinda Myers

Harvest and enjoy the garden-fresh flavor of tomatoes right outside your kitchen.  Grow them in containers set on your patio, balcony, deck or stairs. 497 more words

Greenhouse before and after

A few months ago I did get outside, and clear out the greenhouse, which I will admit, I had left in a bit of a horrible mess last Autumn!!! 38 more words


Gateway to Gardening: Which Plant Got You Started?

By Catherine Winter

We all had one. You know what I’m talking about.

That first little plant that sparked a love of things that grow, and set you on your path to being a gardener, farmer, and/or homesteader. 376 more words

Gardening (general)

Everyday, for the rest of the year!

I do not like to throw away any plant from my garden. Having only plants in containers can be stressing out that way. Most times, in my compost bins, I end up having to see tiny saplings grow. 212 more words

Container Gardening

How To Grow Tomatoes From Seed

Although many tomato varieties are available from stores in the spring, there is nothing quite as rewarding as growing your own tomatoes from seed.  Also, if you peruse spring seed catalogs, you will note hundreds of tempting varieties of tomatoes are available from seed, as opposed to the few varieties you can find to purchase as plants.  1,275 more words