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    Jerusalem Artichoke : A Grow Guide

    As a lifelong plant geek, I am constantly learning about new plants and adding them to our gardens. Anytime I hear about an intriguing plant, I instantly consider adding it to…

  • veggies

    training tomato plants – round two

    This year we are trying something new with our tomatoes in an effort to give ourselves a leg up on any potential diseases and gain some order before our tomato plants…

  • grow guides

    how to grow sweet potato slips

    Growing sweet potatoes is one of the easiest and most rewarding crops in our garden. The rapidly growing vines will quickly fill your garden while producing their delicious tubers below ground.…

  • grow guides

    guide to buying GMO-free seeds

    It’s the middle of the winter and all we can do is dream about the warm weather ahead. As far off as that day may seem, it’s quickly become time to…

  • herbs

    comfrey, I heart you

    Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is a resilient fast growing and nutrient accumulating perennial herb (importantly used in organic gardening and natural medicine) with thick fuzzy leaves and a blue bell-shaped bloom. It…