Swiss chard is a nutrious addition to soups, stir-fry dishes, casseroles, and salads. The leaves are ready to eat raw or cooked. You don’t need more reasons to grow some in your backyard, do you?
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When years of gardening – or plain neglect – exhausts a soil’s nutrients, it loses the vitality required to support life. Here’s how restore depleted soil nutrients without synthetic fertilizers.
If you’ve bought potted plants or vegetable starters from a garden center, then you’ve probably wondered about those tiny white pellets in the potting soil. They look like bits of Styrofoam, but they’re not.
If you’re among the many who have decided to start a backyard garden this year, you’ll need a small cache of tools to break ground. We give you a rundown of the essentials.
There’s a reason why straw bale gardening is getting a lot of attention lately. The practice allows you to grow a substantial but temporary garden just about anywhere!
The remarkably hardy kale is rich in fiber, minerals, and packed with Vitamin K, Vitamin A, and Vitamin C. Here are a few choice tips on growing this cool season vegetable in your backyard successfully.
If you love asparagus and want to grow some yourself, don’t delay getting started. Even with the best of care, an asparagus bed won’t yield its best crop for several years. Once it does, however, the bed will produce an abundance of spears for at least 20 to 30 years!
Raising chickens in your backyard is at once fun and rewarding. Not only do they enjoy the space, but they can also help out in the garden!
It just makes sense to use limited resources prudently. We offer advice on some easy ways to conserve water in the garden.
Knowing how to begin can sometimes be the most baffling aspect of growing a garden in cramped, sunless spaces. We offer tried-and-tested strategies to get you started.
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