Gardenerd Tip of the Week

Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast

The Gardenerd Tip of the Week is your one-stop shop for organic gardening tips and tidbits. Seasonal, organic, and fun advice for your urban farm, homestead and garden. We cover Sustainable living, vegetable gardening and more. Celebrate your passion for gardening with a sense of humor.

Podcast: Foraged Foods with Ellen Zachos
You can expect an interesting conversation on this week's Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast as we chat with Ellen Zachos about foraged foods. The post Podcast: Foraged Foods with Ellen Zachos appeared first on Gardenerd....

Flower Gardening with Jan Johnsen
Our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is landscape designer, author, and speaker Jan Johnsen. In addition to running her own landscape design firm, she is an award-winning instructor at the New York Botanical Garden.   The post Podcast: Flower Gardening with Jan Johnsen appeared first on Gardenerd....

Pest Control with Susan Mulvihill
We're excited to talk pest control with Susan Mulvihill this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast. Susan uses IPM to manage pests in her garden, and her latest book, The Vegetable Garden Pest Handbook, gives gardenerds the tools they need to tackle any pest problem. The post Podcast: Pest Control Tips with Susan Mulvihill appeared first on Gardenerd....


Be an Eco Hero with Tessa Wardley
Our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Tessa Wardley, a former global environmental policy consultant, and current policy advisor to the UK’s Department of the Environment. The post Podcast: Be An Eco Hero With Tessa Wardley appeared first on Gardenerd....

Grow Bag Gardening with Kevin Espiritu
Our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast, we chat with Kevin Espiritu of Epic Gardening. The post Podcast: Grow Bag Gardening with Kevin Espiritu appeared first on Gardenerd....

Agrihoods with Carmen Eldridge
Our first guest of 2021 is Carmen Eldridge. She and her husband Tripp are the full-time farm directors at The Arden Agrihood, a 5-acre community farm in Palm Beach, Florida The post Podcast: Agrihoods with Carmen Eldridge appeared first on Gardenerd....


Food Sovereignty with Leah Penniman
The title of this week's podcast with Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm doesn't come close to describing all that we touched on in our conversation. If you add the topics of history, racism, enslavement, capitalism, labor laws, nutrition, and policy advocacy you might scratch the surface. The post Podcast: Food Sovereignty with Leah Penniman appeared first on Gardenerd....

No-Dig Gardening with Charlie Nardozzi
This week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast, we're chatting with Charlie Nardozzi about his new book, The Complete Guide to No-Dig Gardening. He shares his tricks for laboring less to build better soil. The post Podcast: No-Dig Gardening with Charlie Nardozzi appeared first on Gardenerd....

Bare Root Fruit Trees with Christy
This week on the podcast it's just you and me, gardenerds, and we're talking bare root fruit trees and perennial vegetables. Now is a great time to pre-order these items for your garden The post Podcast: Bare Root Fruit Trees with Christy appeared first on Gardenerd....


Native Foods with Sanjay Rawal
This week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast we chat with Sanjay Rawal, the director of the new documentary film Gather, and the award-winning film Food Chains. The post Podcast: Native American Food with Sanjay Rawal appeared first on Gardenerd....

Unplugged Family Activities with Rachel Jepson Wolf
The pandemic has led to cabin fever and Zoom burnout, so this week our conversation with Rachel Jepson Wolf inspires unplugged family activities that celebrate the seasons. The post Podcast: Unplugged Family Activities with Rachel Jepson Wolf appeared first on Gardenerd....

Wild Yards with David Newsom
This week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast, we explore native habitats and landscapes with David Newsom of Wild Yards Project. David is an amateur native plant enthusiast but you'd never know it when you see his garden. The post Podcast: Wild Yards with David Newsom appeared first on Gardenerd....


Kiss the Ground with Rebecca Tickell
Our guest on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Rebecca Tickell this week. She's the co-director and producer of Kiss the Ground, the new documentary from Big Picture Films. The post Podcast: Kiss the Ground with Rebecca Tickell appeared first on Gardenerd....

Water Stewardship with Brittany App
This week's podcast guest is Brittany App, professional photographer and documentary filmmaker. Brittany is completing her film, Where There Once Was Water, which dives into the California drought and the quest for a sustainable future. The post Podcast: Water Stewardship with Brittany App appeared first on Gardenerd....

Podcast: Regenerative Techniques with David White
Our guest this week is David White of Center for Regenerative Agriculture. He's got a PhD in cell biology and uses compost tea and other regenerative practices to rebuild dead soils. He shares his tips for growing healthy soil in your garden. Continue reading → The post Podcast: Regenerative Techniques with David White appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Regenerative Techniques with David White
Our guest this week is David White of Center for Regenerative Agriculture. He's got a PhD in cell biology and uses compost tea and other regenerative practices to rebuild dead soils. He shares his tips for growing healthy soil in your garden. The post Podcast: Regenerative Techniques with David White appeared first on Gardenerd....

Nourish LA with Natalie Flores
This week's guest is Natalie Flores, founder of Nourish LA. Natalie answered the call to action during the Covid-19-induced food crisis. NOTICE: We're moving our podcast RSS feed to a new URL. You may see duplicated posts during this time. The post Podcast: Nourish LA with Natalie Flores appeared first on Gardenerd....

Tropical Fruits with Manju Kumar
Manju Kumar on subtropical and tropical fruits....

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Tropical Fruits with Manju Kumar
Manju Kumar on subtropical and tropical fruits....

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Tropical Fruits with Manju Kumar
Our guest this week is Manju Kumar of the Sarvodaya Institute. She shares her philosophy about gardening and her favorite sub-tropical and tropical fruits to grow. The post Podcast: Tropical Fruits with Manju Kumar appeared first on Gardenerd....

Malibu Composting with Randy Ritchie
Our guest this week is Randy Ritchie, co-founder, CEO, & director of Sales & Marketing for Malibu Compost. We talk about true organic gardening methods, how Malibu Compost came to be and much more. The post Podcast: Malibu Composting with Randy Ritchie appeared first on Gardenerd....


Composting with Eric Werbalowsky
Eric Werbalowsky on composting and permaculture...

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Composting with Eric Werbalowsky
My guest this week is Eric Werbalowsky of Ventura Organic Garden Design. Eric is a permaculturist, edible landscaper designer, and award-winning compost master also known as Doctor Compost. The post Podcast: Composting with Eric Werbalowsky appeared first on Gardenerd....

Fruit Trees with Tom Spellman
Tom Spellman on growing fruit trees...

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Podcast: Fruit Trees with Tom Spellman
This week's guest on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Tom Spellman of Dave Wilson Nursery. He shares his best tips for growing fruit trees for a successive harvest over several months up to year-round. The post Podcast: Fruit Trees with Tom Spellman appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Sourdough Bread with Guy Frenkel
This week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast we bend the ear of Guy Frenkel, LA's own sourdough mad scientist. His popular Instagram feed shares picture-perfect, wildly-colored loaves of bread made from ancient grains. The post Podcast: Sourdough Bread with Guy Frenkel appeared first on Gardenerd....

Podcast: Spring Gardening Questions with Christy
It's change of pace week on the podcast. Instead of interviewing a guest, Christy focuses on your questions to give you the answers you need to garden successfully this spring. The post Podcast: Spring Gardening Questions with Christy appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Pollinator Victory Garden with Kim Eierman
On the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast this week, we chat with author Kim Eierman about her book, The Pollinator Victory Garden. The post Podcast: Pollinator Victory Garden with Kim Eierman appeared first on Gardenerd....


Grow What You Love with Emily Murphy
Emily Murphy on garden photos, unique recipes and garden design...

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Podcast: Grow What You Love with Emily Murphy
Emily Murphy is an organic gardener and botanist in Northern California, where she produces articles, podcasts, and videos for her website, teaches classes, and designs gardens. She highlights some favorite recipes from her book in today's podcast. The post Podcast: Grow What You Love with Emily Murphy appeared first on Gardenerd....

Tomato Tips with Yvonne Savio
Yvonne Savio shares tomato gardening advice...

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Podcast: Tomato Tips with Yvonne Savio
We had to cancel all the classes at TomatoMania this year, including Yvonne Savio's talk on tomato transplanting. But we recorded an podcast with her this week over the phone to bring you some great tomato tips in time for spring planting The post Podcast: Tomato Tips with Yvonne Savio appeared first on Gardenerd....

Podcast: Growing Grains, Legumes, Pulses With Larry Kandarian
Our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Larry Kandarian of Kandarian Organic Farms. He grows heritage grains, legumes and pulses in central coastal California. The post Podcast: Growing Grains, Legumes, Pulses With Larry Kandarian appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Native Habitats with Doug Tallamy
Our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Doug Tallamy. Doug is a professor in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware. The post Podcast: Native Habitats with Doug Tallamy appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Healing Gardens with Rishi Kumar
Our first podcast of the year starts us off on the right foot as we chat with Farmer Rishi Kumar about Healing Gardens. The post Podcast: Healing Gardens with Rishi Kumar appeared first on Gardenerd....

Healing Gardens with Rishi Kumar
Rishi Kumar discusses regenerative agriculture...

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Podcast: New Zealand Gardening with Sarah O’Neil
arah O'Neil is known as Sarah the Gardener in New Zealand, where she grows most of her own food. She's an author of 3 books, an award-winning blogger, and a keenly adventurous gardener. The post Podcast: New Zealand Gardening with Sarah O’Neil appeared first on Gardenerd....


BioChar with Michael Wittman
Michael Wittman of Blue SkyBioChar shares experiments in biochar...

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Podcast: BioChar with Michael Wittman
Michael Wittman of Blue Sky Biochar is our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast. We chat about using biochar, wood vinegar and other nerdy stuff in your garden. The post Podcast: BioChar with Michael Wittman appeared first on Gardenerd....

Podcast: BioDome Gardening with Bren Haas
This week's guest on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Bren Haas, creator of the popular Twitter chat group, #Gardenchat. The post Podcast: BioDome Gardening with Bren Haas appeared first on Gardenerd....


BioDome Gardening with Bren Haas
Bren Haas of Gardenchat Twitter group talked about Geodesic Biodome...

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Podcast: Culinary Gardens and Beekeeping with Robin Jones
Our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Robin Jones of Honey Girl Grows. She designs and maintains culinary and pollinator gardens for resorts and corporate clients. Robin is also a science-based beekeeper who stewards hives around Southern California. We chat about what she grows for the bees and butterflies, […] The post Podcast: Culinary Gardens and Beekeeping with Robin Jones appeared first on Gardenerd....

Culinary Gardens and Beekeeping with Robin Jones
Our guest this week is Robin Jones of Honey Girl Grows. We chat about culinary gardens that double as pollinator gardens. Robin also shares her tips about beekeeping on the roof, her favorite edible flowers, and so much more! Read all about it on the Gardenerd Blog....

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Podcast: Fall Gardening Tips with Gardenerd
This week's podcast shakes things up a bit. We're answering your questions from Ask Gardenerd about soil prep techniques, and soil biology. The post Podcast: Fall Gardening Tips with Gardenerd appeared first on Gardenerd....

Fall Gardening Tips with Gardenerd
This week we’re shaking things up. We’re answering two burning fall gardening questions that came into Ask Gardenerd. We also share a fool-proof trick for protecting your brassicas this fall. Read all about it on the Gardenerd blog....

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Podcast: Compact Plants and Beneficial Insects with Jessica Walliser
This week's podcast guest is Jessica Walliser, horticulturalist, garden columnist and author of several books including Good Bug, Bad Bug; and the award-winning Attracting Beneficial Bugs to the Garden. We chat about her newest book, Gardener’s Guide to Compact Plants: Edibles and Ornamentals for Small-Space Gardening. The post Podcast: Compact Plants and Beneficial Insects with Jessica Walliser appeared first on Gardenerd....

Beneficial Insects and Compact Plants with Jessica Walliser
This week’s guest is Jessica Walliser, author, horticulturist, and radio host. We chat about good bugs and her new book, Gardener’s Guide to Compact Plants. Read all about it on the Gardenerd Blog...

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Podcast: Bees and Hens with Nicole Gennetta
Nicole Gennetta runs Heritage Acres, a 2-acre hobby farm in Pueblo West, Colorado. She and her husband tend poultry, bees, a garden and orchard. She’s also a medically retired paramedic and firefighter who teaches CPR and community college classes. We’re excited to have her as our guest this week. We chat about beekeeping, tending the […] The post Podcast: Bees and Hens with Nicole Gennetta appeared first on Gardenerd....

Bees and Hens with Nicole Gennetta
Our guest this week is Nicole Gennetta, homesteader, beekeeper, gardener and owner of Heritage Acres, a 2-acre hobby farm in Pueblo West, Colorado. She shares nifty tricks she’s tried for her bees and chickens, and we dive into beekeeping as therapy. Read all about it on the Gardenerd Blog....

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Podcast: Fruit Tree Care with Darren Butler
C. Darren Butler is more than a tree expert. Yes, he’s a certified and consulting arborist. But he’s also a Master Gardener, an ecological landscape designer, and a landscape consultant. In this week’s podcast, we chat with Darren about proper tree planting techniques and tree care. We also cover his online gardening resource for Southern […] The post Podcast: Fruit Tree Care with Darren Butler appeared first on Gardenerd....

Fruit Tree Care with Darren Butler
Our guest this week is Darren Butler, a certified and consulting arborist, Master Gardener, ecological landscape designer and landscape consultant. We cover tree planting and tree care, and Darren shares his informative website GardenZeus. Read all about it on the Gardenerd Blog....

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Podcast: Gardening for Wellness with Shawna Coronado
Our guest on the Gardenerd tip of the Week Podcast this week is Shawna Coronado. She's a gardener, photographer, a radio and TV personality, a healthy lifestyle expert, and author of 6 books. The post Podcast: Gardening for Wellness with Shawna Coronado appeared first on Gardenerd....

Gardening for Wellness with Shawna Coronado
This week’s guest is Shawna Coronado, gardener, photographer, radio and TV personality, healthy lifestyle expert, and author of 6 books. We chat about her personal journey toward wellness after being diagnosed with a degenerative disease. Read all about it on the Gardenerd blog....

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Podcast: Milling Grains with Roe Sie
Roe Sie fell in love with milling his own grains after he fell down the homesteading rabbit hole. His passion manifested into The King's Roost, a homesteading shop, grain mill, and classroom on Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA. The post Podcast: Milling Grains with Roe Sie appeared first on Gardenerd....


Milling Grains with Roe Sie
our guest this week is Roe Sie of The King’s Roost, a Los Angeles-based mill, homesteading store and classroom in Silver Lake. Roe shares his passion for grains and the goodies you can make from them when milled freshly at home. We chat about homesteading, the best mills, and more. Read all about it on the Gardenerd Blog....

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Podcast: Year-Round Gardening with Niki Jabbour
This week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast, we chat with Niki over Skype from her home in Nova Scotia, Canada. She shares her tips for growing year-round, as well as the details behind her recent award-winning book The post Podcast: Year-Round Gardening with Niki Jabbour appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Microgreens and Ponics with Nate Looney
Our latest guest on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Nate Looney, owner of Westside Urban Gardens. Nate is business-savvy army veteran who offers consultation services for controlled environment growing operations (read: hydroponics and aquaponics). The post Podcast: Microgreens and Ponics with Nate Looney appeared first on Gardenerd....

Podcast: Jo Anne Trigo of Two Dog Organic Nursery
Jo Anne Trigo runs the only certified organic nursery in LA County, and if that's not enough, she runs it out of her home. Two Dog Organic Nursery supplies Angelinos with fruit trees, vegetable seedlings, and culinary herbs and edible flowers year-round The post Podcast: Jo Anne Trigo of Two Dog Organic Nursery appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Growing Your Greens with John Kohler
John Kohler of Growing Your Greens stopped by Gardenerd HQ to shoot a video for his YouTube channel, so I took the opportunity to interview him for the Podcast. John shared a lot of information in under 30 minutes. We chat about John’s journey toward recovery from a life-threatening illness, growing techniques for extreme weather, […] The post Podcast: Growing Your Greens with John Kohler appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Gardening with Shirley Bovshow
This week's podcast guest is Shirley Bovshow, the Garden Lifestyle expert seen regularly on Hallmark’s Home and Family Show. The post Podcast: Gardening with Shirley Bovshow appeared first on Gardenerd....

Podcast: Raised Bed Gardening with Conor Fitzpatrick
This week's podcast guest is Conor Fitzpatrick, founder of MiniFarmBox and owner of Fig Earth Supply nursery in Highland Park, CA. He shares his tips for growing veggies, fruits, and medicinal herbs in small spaces. The post Podcast: Raised Bed Gardening with Conor Fitzpatrick appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: The Biggest Little Farm with John and Molly Chester
This week's guests are John and Molly Chester, the owners of Apricot Lane Farms and stars of a fantastic new documentary opening in theaters on May 10, 2019, The Biggest Little Farm. I visited Apricot Lane Farms for Press Day to tour the farm and interview this brave duo. The post Podcast: The Biggest Little Farm with John and Molly Chester appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Fruits and Berries with Tara Austen Weaver
This week's podcast guest is Tara Austen Weaver, freelance writer and author of Growing Berries and Fruit Trees in the Pacific Northwest. Tara shares her passion for home-grown fruit and berries, and tips for a successful harvest from your back yard. The post Podcast: Fruits and Berries with Tara Austen Weaver appeared first on Gardenerd....

Podcast: Seeds with Jere Gettle
Jere Gettle, founder of Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, is hard to pin down for an interview, but we finally found time to chat in this week's podcast. The post Podcast: Seeds with Jere Gettle appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: The Whole Okra with Chris Smith
Chris Smith is obsessed with okra, and in our latest podcast we explore his new book on the endless possibilities of this oft-scorned fruit. The Whole Okra: A Seed To Stem Celebration, recounts Smith’s endeavor to trial 72 varieties of okra in North Carolina. It is a “lighthearted but information-rich collection of okra history, lore, […] The post Podcast: The Whole Okra with Chris Smith appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Fun with Plants with Amy Stewart
This week’s podcast features a conversation with Amy Stewart, the New York Times best selling author of Wicked Plants, Flower Confidential, and The Drunken Botanist. We chat about her latest novel series, The Kopp Sisters, and Amy shares some of her favorite plants to grow for cocktails. Gardening & Writing Hand in Hand Our conversation […] The post Podcast: Fun with Plants with Amy Stewart appeared first on Gardenerd....

Podcast: Foraging with Erica Wohldmann
My guest this week is Erica Wohldmann, professor of Psychology at Cal State University Northridge and avid forager of urban and wild places. She spent 6 months gathering food and medicine in the forest to live off, without spending a single dollar on meals. She shares her knowledge and philosophy with us today. Foraging in […] The post Podcast: Foraging with Erica Wohldmann appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Cooking from the Garden with Rose Lawrence
This week's guest is Rose Lawrence, owner of Red Bread Bakery. She's a Master Food Preserver, personal chef, and activist in food justice issues. The post Podcast: Cooking from the Garden with Rose Lawrence appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Joanne Poyourow the Environmental Change-Maker
Joanne Poyourow is a change-maker. She started two community gardens, created a seed company, founded a grassroots environmental activism group, and wrote a book that started it all. In today’s podcast, Joanne shares her journey from feeling helpless about Climate Change, to fostering a positive impact on her local community and beyond. She has funneled […] The post Podcast: Joanne Poyourow the Environmental Change-Maker appeared first on Gardenerd....

Podcast: Heritage Seeds with William Woys Weaver
Our final interview from the 2018 Heirloom Expo is with Dr. William Woys Weaver, steward of the Roughwood Seed Collection. Dr. Will is author of 16 books, and a fascinating food historian and epicure. We chat about how he discovered the Roughwood Seed Collection at the bottom of his grandfather’s freezer. Dr. Will’s knowledge of […] The post Podcast: Heritage Seeds with William Woys Weaver appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Seeds with Astrid and Matthew Hoffman
I met Astrid Hoffman back when she and her husband Matthew had just started The Living Seed Company in northern California. Since then, their company has grown to showcase far more than the original 22 seed varieties they sold in the beginning. Now they’re providing locally adapted seeds from around the world. During our interview, […] The post Podcast: Seeds with Astrid and Matthew Hoffman appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Good Food Brigade and GMOs with Pamm Larry
If you don’t already know Pamm Larry, you’ll want to. She’s the fearless leader of Good Food Brigade, fighting for safe, just, healthy, and regenerative food for all. In our latest podcast, we chat with Pamm about her battle against GMO food production, and we discuss what we can all do to take back control […] The post Podcast: Good Food Brigade and GMOs with Pamm Larry appeared first on Gardenerd....

Podcast: Off-Grid Living with Doug and Stacy
I’ve dreamed of moving off-grid for years. Tiny house, a few acres of open space, composting toilet, and most of all: peace and quiet. The whole deal thrills me, but not without reservation. Meet Doug and Stacy, two folks living what I call the real American Dream. Doug and Stacy host their YouTube Channel, Off-Grid with […] The post Podcast: Off-Grid Living with Doug and Stacy appeared first on Gardenerd....


YouTube: Jessica Aldridge–Can You Compost or Recycle That?
For our very first YouTube Space LA video shoot, we invited Jessica Aldridge to bring her wealth of knowledge and her bag of tricks to enlighten us. She answers the questions: Can you compost that? Can you recycle that? When it comes to single-use garden stuff, the answers will surprise you. Our original podcast on […] The post YouTube: Jessica Aldridge–Can You Compost or Recycle That? appeared first on Gardenerd....


Growing Squash with Anna Peach
Growing Squash with our podcast guest, Anna Peach The post Growing Squash with Anna Peach appeared first on Gardenerd....



Soil Fungi with Jeff Lowenfels
Soil Fungi with our podcast guest, Jeff Lowenfels The post Soil Fungi with Jeff Lowenfels appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Recycling and Composting with Jessica Aldridge
Jessica Aldridge is a hotshot in the recycling world. Her passion for environmental education led to creating Zero Waste programs and other sustainability projects for corporations, cities, and municipalities in Southern California. In this week’s podcast she shares what gardening supplies can and can’t be recycled, and what happens to them when you put them […] The post Podcast: Recycling and Composting with Jessica Aldridge appeared first on Gardenerd....

Podcast: Hot Color, Dry Garden with Nan Sterman
This week’s guest on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Nan Sterman, the host of A Growing Passion and author of the new garden design book, Hot Color, Dry Garden: Inspiring Designs and Vibrant Plants for the Waterwise Gardener. Nan shares her best design tips and ideas for a colorful low-water garden. Nan […] The post Podcast: Hot Color, Dry Garden with Nan Sterman appeared first on Gardenerd....


Podcast: Chicken Keeping with Ceebs Bailey
This week’s Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast features a chat with Ceebs Bailey, who keeps 17 chickens in the middle of the city. Ceebs helps run Honeylove.org and is our beekeeping mentor, but today, we’re talking about chicken keeping. She shares her favorite tricks for integrating new chickens, introducing chickens to dogs, and feeding […] The post Podcast: Chicken Keeping with Ceebs Bailey appeared first on Gardenerd....



Homesteading with Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne
Homesteading and cleaning products this season with our podcast guest, Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne The post Homesteading with Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne appeared first on Gardenerd....


Sourdough Bread with Dana Morgan
Favorite grains to grow and bake with this season with our podcast guest, Dana Morgan The post Sourdough Bread with Dana Morgan appeared first on Gardenerd....





Grafting with David King
Learn the basics of grafting with our podcast guest, David King The post Grafting with David King appeared first on Gardenerd....

Organic Pest Control
We write a lot about pest control from an organic perspective, but you might not notice. You might expect us to talk about which USDA organic sprays to use, but we don’t do that lately here at Gardenerd (our older posts include sprays and powders that are OMRI and USDA approved). Instead, we focus on […] The post Organic Pest Control appeared first on Gardenerd....


Soil Food Web with Sheri Powell
Learn about soil microorganisms and compost teas with Sheri Powell The post Soil Food Web with Sheri Powell appeared first on Gardenerd....


Winter Bird Care
Tips to take special care of Birds in Winter The post Winter Bird Care appeared first on Gardenerd....

Garden School Foundation
Building Community and Teaching Kids how to grow & enjoy vegetables and fruits aiming environmental awareness. The post Garden School Foundation appeared first on Gardenerd....


December To Dos
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December To Dos
Time to prepare your garden for the spring season. The post December To Dos appeared first on Gardenerd....


The Good Food Brigade
Join The Good Food Brigade and help take back our food system. The post The Good Food Brigade appeared first on Gardenerd....

Thanksgiving Recipes
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Sustainable Thanksgiving
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November To-Dos
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November To-Dos
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Climate Mobilization
How to conserve energy with Mobile Localization Plan The post Climate Mobilization appeared first on Gardenerd....


Soil Choices
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Fall Colors
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Fall Colors
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October To-Dos
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October To-Dos
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Use Up That Basil
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Use Up That Basil
Get this great pesto recipe to use up the basil in your garden this fall The post Use Up That Basil appeared first on Gardenerd....


Cool Fall Crops
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Avocado Troubles
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Summer Grilling
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Summer Buckwheat
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Love Button Global
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Virus on my Tomatoes
Protecting Tomatoes The post Virus on my Tomatoes appeared first on Gardenerd....

Protecting Bird Nests
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Getting Rid of White Flies
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Tomato Tips
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Tomato Tips
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Baked Parmesan Zucchini
Recipe Guide for Baked Parmesan Zucchini The post Baked Parmesan Zucchini appeared first on Gardenerd....


Certified Wildlife Habitat
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Rat-Proof Wheat Harvest
Tips for Rat-Proof Wheat Harvest The post Rat-Proof Wheat Harvest appeared first on Gardenerd....

Getting Rid of Fungus Gnats
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Pruning Asparagus
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Grow Your Own Mustard Seed
Just about any mustard can be grown for seeds The post Grow Your Own Mustard Seed appeared first on Gardenerd....

Pruning Cucumber Flowers
Tips for Pruning Cucumber Flowers The post Pruning Cucumber Flowers appeared first on Gardenerd....


The Seed Garden
Tips for Seed Savers Exchange The post The Seed Garden appeared first on Gardenerd....


Tomatoes Gone Wrong
Tips to Grow Tomatoes The post Tomatoes Gone Wrong appeared first on Gardenerd....

Possums in the Garden
How to get rid of Possums in the Garden The post Possums in the Garden appeared first on Gardenerd....


Harvesting Ginger
Effective Methods to Grow and Use Harvesting Ginger The post Harvesting Ginger appeared first on Gardenerd....


Artichoke Season
More about Artichoke The post Artichoke Season appeared first on Gardenerd....

Spiders: Good or Bad?
More about Spiders The post Spiders: Good or Bad? appeared first on Gardenerd....



What’s A Hula Hoe?
More about Hula Hoes The post What’s A Hula Hoe? appeared first on Gardenerd....


Onion Knowledge
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Onion Knowledge
Many tips for growing onions The post Onion Knowledge appeared first on Gardenerd....


Beating Spider Mites
How to reduce fungal infestation The post Beating Spider Mites appeared first on Gardenerd....

Fight Verticillium Wilt
How to keep your soil healthy The post Fight Verticillium Wilt appeared first on Gardenerd....


Crop Swap App
Connect with local growers The post Crop Swap App appeared first on Gardenerd....


Soil Care After Rain
Tips for your garden after it rains The post Soil Care After Rain appeared first on Gardenerd....

Do Ollas Work?
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Do Ollas Work?
DIY ollas and how they are effective The post Do Ollas Work? appeared first on Gardenerd....


Favorite Seed Catalogs
Seeds, seeds, and more seeds! The post Favorite Seed Catalogs appeared first on Gardenerd....

Timeline for Garlic
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Timeline for Garlic
Tips about growing and harvesting garlic. The post Timeline for Garlic appeared first on Gardenerd....

Factory Vegetables
How to enjoy your cabbage and greens longer The post Factory Vegetables appeared first on Gardenerd....



Bulb Care for Winter
Information about which bulbs to plant, and when and where to plant them or take them out. The post Bulb Care for Winter appeared first on Gardenerd....

Garden as Therapy
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Garden as Therapy
How gardening helps veterans The post Garden as Therapy appeared first on Gardenerd....


Keeping Kale Whole
Check under kale leaves and combat pests to grow fuller plants The post Keeping Kale Whole appeared first on Gardenerd....


Teal Pumpkin Halloween
How to participate in Teal Pumpkin Halloween The post Teal Pumpkin Halloween appeared first on Gardenerd....

Seasonal Recipes Galore!
Healthy snacks and dishes to substitute in place of traditional holiday sweets and candy The post Seasonal Recipes Galore! appeared first on Gardenerd....


Braid Garlic Fresh or Dry?
Why to dry your garlic before braiding. The post Braid Garlic Fresh or Dry? appeared first on Gardenerd....

Fall Happenings
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Fall Happenings
Get your garden ready for Fall. The post Fall Happenings appeared first on Gardenerd....

The Right Bag for Compost Tea
Learn the right materials for compost tea bags. The post The Right Bag for Compost Tea appeared first on Gardenerd....


Rosemary Slug Barrier
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Rosemary Slug Barrier
Tips from Melinda Barnett of Stanwood, Washington in Mother Earth News Magazine The post Rosemary Slug Barrier appeared first on Gardenerd....


Drying Shallots
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Drying Shallots
Preserving shallots The post Drying Shallots appeared first on Gardenerd....


Harvesting Watermelons
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Harvesting Watermelons
How to harvest watermelons The post Harvesting Watermelons appeared first on Gardenerd....

Water for Bees
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Water for Bees
Help bees stay hydrated inbetween flights. The post Water for Bees appeared first on Gardenerd....

Summer Recipes
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Summer Recipes
Time to harvest for now or later! The post Summer Recipes appeared first on Gardenerd....


August To-Dos
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August To-Dos
Take the right steps to prepare for fall. The post August To-Dos appeared first on Gardenerd....


Tomatoes Under Eucalyptus
Learn about how eucalyptus might be affecting your tomatoes. The post Tomatoes Under Eucalyptus appeared first on Gardenerd....

Freezing Green Beans
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Freezing Green Beans
Don’t let those beans go to waste! The post Freezing Green Beans appeared first on Gardenerd....


Only Male Flowers?
What to do if your plants are only producing male flowers The post Only Male Flowers? appeared first on Gardenerd....


When to Harvest Green Beans
When and how to harvest your green beans The post When to Harvest Green Beans appeared first on Gardenerd....

Prep for Storing Seeds
Blythe asks, how to deal with bugs in seeds. The post Prep for Storing Seeds appeared first on Gardenerd....


Armyworms
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Armyworms
The best control is to interrupt the life cycle with beneficial nematodes. Steinernema feltiae is a good nematode that eats over 230 different pests; it focuses on those that incubate in soil, like grubs, fleas, weevils and fungus gnats. The post Armyworms appeared first on Gardenerd....

Hand Pollination for Squash
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Hand Pollination for Squash
During the summer, that means squash, cucumbers, and melons, among other things. We leave nothing to chance when it comes to squash. We hand pollinate. The post Hand Pollination for Squash appeared first on Gardenerd....


When to Pick Berries
Use your thumb and index finger to rock the berry back and forth a little. If it’s ready it will separate easily. If it resists, leave if for another day. The post When to Pick Berries appeared first on Gardenerd....


2016 Dirty Dozen
Are strawberries clean from pesticides? Check out 2016’s Dirty Dozen to find out The post 2016 Dirty Dozen appeared first on Gardenerd....

Using Fava Beans
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Using Fava Beans
To remove the casing, boil the beans for 3 minutes, then plunge them into an ice bath for another 3 minutes. The beans should pop out of the casing after that. The post Using Fava Beans appeared first on Gardenerd....


MonarchVR App
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MonarchVR App
With an Android device and a virtual reality viewer, users can relax and explore an immersive, stereo virtual reality world. The post MonarchVR App appeared first on Gardenerd....

Cherry Season
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Cherry Season
If you want to grow cherries, you’ll need two different trees that pollinate one another. Choose varieties appropriate for your hardiness zone and required chill hours. The post Cherry Season appeared first on Gardenerd....

Earth Day Apps
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Earth Day Apps
E-waste recycling is an important way to keep hazardous waste and recyclable products out of our landfills. The post Earth Day Apps appeared first on Gardenerd....


Stopping Sow Bugs
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Stopping Sow Bugs
Sow bugs can be beneficial to the garden (or at least your compost bin) because they till the soil and are part of the Soil food web. But they are a problem because they eat decaying matter. But they also love strawberries. The post Stopping Sow Bugs appeared first on Gardenerd....

Swarm Season
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Swarm Season
The queen takes a little more than half the worker bees and moves to a new location, leaving behind enough food and potential queen cells to hatch and lead after she’s gone. The post Swarm Season appeared first on Gardenerd....

Securing Plants Against the Wind
For crops like favas and grains, place stakes around the perimeter and run several levels of twine around the circumference. This will keep your upright crops upright. The post Securing Plants Against the Wind appeared first on Gardenerd....


Spring Garden Planting Guide
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Spring Garden Planting Guide
You can start seeds indoors or grab seedlings at any of the myriad spring seedling sales happening around the globe. The post Spring Garden Planting Guide appeared first on Gardenerd....

Spring is Here
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Spring is Here
All past gardening sins are forgiven and gardener’s amnesia takes over once again. Take good notes, gardenerds, as you begin your spring garden planting. The post Spring is Here appeared first on Gardenerd....

Cropdots App
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Cropdots App
You can sell or trade your own produce by uploading a photo, listing your asking price, registering a debit card for deposits, and that’s it. The post Cropdots App appeared first on Gardenerd....


March To-Dos
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March To-Dos
Give soil a boost before planting by adding compost and worm castings to your beds. The post March To-Dos appeared first on Gardenerd....

Invasive Species Week
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Invasive Species Week
An invasive species is categorized as a “non-native plant, animal or pathogen that causes economic or environmental harm or harm to human health,” according to the National Invasive Species Council. The post Invasive Species Week appeared first on Gardenerd....


Know When to Harvest Root Crops
When carrots are about 1-inch across and beets are between 2-3 inches across, they are ready to harvest. Occasionally you’ll harvest a really short, fat carrot, but most of the time this works. The post Know When to Harvest Root Crops appeared first on Gardenerd....

Plant Bare Root Strawberries
Bare root strawberries are often cheaper than nursery 6-packs and you have access to more unusual varieties through online seed companies. The post Plant Bare Root Strawberries appeared first on Gardenerd....


Plan Ahead for Seed Saving
Choose just one variety of corn and get your neighbors to grow it with you. The post Plan Ahead for Seed Saving appeared first on Gardenerd....

Avocado Chocolate Mousse
We found the best vegan chocolate mousse recipe that uses 2 avocados per batch. The post Avocado Chocolate Mousse appeared first on Gardenerd....


Taking Stock – Seeds, Successes and More
Take time to take inventory and make a list of supplies needed for the coming growing season. The post Taking Stock – Seeds, Successes and More appeared first on Gardenerd....

Best Sand for Storage
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Best Sand for Storage
Beach sand is very smooth, which interferes with drainage and air circulation, and it’s full of salts and who knows what else. The post Best Sand for Storage appeared first on Gardenerd....

Gardening New Year’s Resolutions
Instead of making resolutions, how about making a list of a few hopes and aspirations for the year? The post Gardening New Year’s Resolutions appeared first on Gardenerd....


December Gardening To-Dos
Time to spray fruit trees with dormant oil in warm-winter areas. At the end of this month, you can start pruning those fruit trees as well. The post December Gardening To-Dos appeared first on Gardenerd....

Take Cover
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Take Cover
Cover crops not only fix nitrogen, but help sequester carbon in soils. The post Take Cover appeared first on Gardenerd....

Gifts from the Garden
Garden-made gifts take time, but if you start now they’ll be ready in time for the holidays. The post Gifts from the Garden appeared first on Gardenerd....


Pruning Bulbs and Grasses
Time to do some Fall cleaning to help support the coming months The post Pruning Bulbs and Grasses appeared first on Gardenerd....

Save the Tomatoes?
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Save the Tomatoes?
Tomatoes need temperatures above 70 degrees to set fruit. The post Save the Tomatoes? appeared first on Gardenerd....

What to Plant with Onions
Tuck green onions in between other crops, grow shallots next to your chard. The post What to Plant with Onions appeared first on Gardenerd....


Plant Native Plants Now
Plant native plants now for them to flourish in the Spring The post Plant Native Plants Now appeared first on Gardenerd....


Harvesting Sweet Potatoes
Learn how to roast and prepare squashes this fall The post Harvesting Sweet Potatoes appeared first on Gardenerd....

Squash time
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Squash time
Learn how to roast and prepare squashes this fall The post Squash time appeared first on Gardenerd....


Plan Ahead
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Plan Ahead
Fall planting season is here, don’t miss it! The post Plan Ahead appeared first on Gardenerd....

Tree Care Tips
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Tree Care Tips
The importance of pruning trees The post Tree Care Tips appeared first on Gardenerd....


Watering Trees in the Drought
Do not forget to water your trees during the drought The post Watering Trees in the Drought appeared first on Gardenerd....


5th Annual National Heirloom Exposition
Come see Dr. Vandana Shiva talk about her work promoting heritage seed and her new book Soil Not Oil The post 5th Annual National Heirloom Exposition appeared first on Gardenerd....

Eating in Season
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Eating in Season
Eat well and eat in-season The post Eating in Season appeared first on Gardenerd....


August To-Dos
Time to take action with August To-Dos and increase production The post August To-Dos appeared first on Gardenerd....

Bagrada bugs are back
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Bagrada bugs are back
How to deal and get rid of Bagrada bugs The post Bagrada bugs are back appeared first on Gardenerd....


Growing Ground Cherries
How to grow ground cherries The post Growing Ground Cherries appeared first on Gardenerd....


Sprout-free Compost
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Seedsavers Webinars
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Seedsavers Webinars
Get inspired by these webinars for seedsaving The post Seedsavers Webinars appeared first on Gardenerd....

Sprout-free Compost
Keep your compost seed-free The post Sprout-free Compost appeared first on Gardenerd....


Vacation Planning
Helpful tips when your planning a vaction The post Vacation Planning appeared first on Gardenerd....

Freezing Blackberries
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Freezing Blackberries
Blackberry season is short, extend it by preserving your blackberries. The post Freezing Blackberries appeared first on Gardenerd....


Fake Grass?
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Fake Grass?
Replace thirsty lawns with sustainable landscaping. The post Fake Grass? appeared first on Gardenerd....


SaveSeedSharing.org
SaveSeedSharing.org offers information about the issue and even a petition to sign to help the cause. Find out more details and help to preserve our right to save seeds and share with our neighbors like we have for centuries. The post SaveSeedSharing.org appeared first on Gardenerd....

Grow Your Shower Scrubber
Plant luffa and you’ll have a plentiful supply of natural scrubbing sponges for the tub. Luffa is a gourd that vines up a trellis. The post Grow Your Shower Scrubber appeared first on Gardenerd....


Earwig Infestations
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Tickle Your Tomatoes
To avoid that long, leggy look in your tomato seedlings, try tickling young tomato plants. The post Tickle Your Tomatoes appeared first on Gardenerd....


Interplanting
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Interplanting
Interplanting is a great way to use up open space while protecting the soil from exposure to the baking sun. The post Interplanting appeared first on Gardenerd....


April is Earth Month
Earth Day is April 22nd, but you can celebrate and focus on our big blue planet all month. The post April is Earth Month appeared first on Gardenerd....

Sage Wisdom from Rosemary
How to deal with fruit flies using rosemary and homemade fruit fly traps The post Sage Wisdom from Rosemary appeared first on Gardenerd....


Books for Spring Reading
The Urban Soil Summit we recently attended left us with tons of information and even more resources to follow up on later. The post Books for Spring Reading appeared first on Gardenerd....


Nature Abhors Bare Soil
Add mulch to reduce weeds. The post Nature Abhors Bare Soil appeared first on Gardenerd....

Get Your Green On
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Get Your Green On
Green is all around us. Next week is not only St. Patrick’s Day but March 16th is National Artichoke Heart Day. The post Get Your Green On appeared first on Gardenerd....


National Celery Month
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National Celery Month
March is National Celery Month, which coincides with just about the right time to harvest celery if you planted it in the fall. The post National Celery Month appeared first on Gardenerd....

March To-Do's
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Tomato Chooser
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Tomato Chooser
There are over 600 varieties of tomatoes out there. How do you know which options will work for you? The post Tomato Chooser appeared first on Gardenerd....


Bed Prep for Spring
Prepping your beds for spring is the most important task a gardener can do before planting.. The post Bed Prep for Spring appeared first on Gardenerd....

Keep Squirrels off My Fruit Trees
Squirrels will take a bite out of every single piece of fruit on your nectarine tree if they can. Here are some tips to keep them from getting their in the first place. The post Keep Squirrels off My Fruit Trees appeared first on Gardenerd....


Make your own Seed Tape
This tip comes from Organic Gardening magazine and Jeff Cox’s book 100 Greatest Gardening Ideas. The post Make your own Seed Tape appeared first on Gardenerd....


National Pie Day
Take a look at some of our favorite winter pie recipies for Nation Pie Day. The post National Pie Day appeared first on Gardenerd....

Keeled Treehopper
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Keeled Treehopper
Keeled treehoppers are sucking insects belonging to the same order as aphids. They use sharp mouthparts to pierce plant tissue and suck the life out of a plant over time. The post Keeled Treehopper appeared first on Gardenerd....


New Year, New Law
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New Year, New Law
The State of California just passed a new law that protects apartment dwellers from having to remove edible gardens from their patios and balconies. The post New Year, New Law appeared first on Gardenerd....


Trash Can Root Cellar
Learn how to make a root cellar out of a trash can The post Trash Can Root Cellar appeared first on Gardenerd....

A Compostable Christmas
Make your holidays as light on the planet as possible with these tricks: use last year’s seed catalogs to wrap presents. The post A Compostable Christmas appeared first on Gardenerd....


Winter Foods
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Winter Foods
Winter may not official start until later this month, but fall offers great seasonal ingredients for hearty winter meals. The post Winter Foods appeared first on Gardenerd....

Minnie and Moon
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Minnie and Moon
Check out her new site on http://www.minnieandmoon.com/?Click=1049 for holiday gifts (and a little something for yourself) The post Minnie and Moon appeared first on Gardenerd....

Rise of the Giants
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Rise of the Giants
This is a film dedicated to growing giant pumpkins The post Rise of the Giants appeared first on Gardenerd....


Breaking up Clay Soil
Gardenerd answers this week what the best way to break up clay soil. The post Breaking up Clay Soil appeared first on Gardenerd....


History of the Jack-o-Lantern
Pumpkin carving dates back to an Irish tradition of carving turnips and potatoes. The post History of the Jack-o-Lantern appeared first on Gardenerd....

Build a Bioswale
What’s a bioswale? It’s basically a trench to capture water on site, instead of having it run off down the street. The post Build a Bioswale appeared first on Gardenerd....


Hugelkultur
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Hugelkultur
Today we’re talking about hugelkultur, a permaculture design involving logs, compost and decomposition. The post Hugelkultur appeared first on Gardenerd....

The Colcannon
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The Colcannon
In honor of National Kale Day we’re featuring Colcannon, a new recipe that is perfect as fall sweeps across the country. The post The Colcannon appeared first on Gardenerd....

No-Till Gardening Scores More Points
National Academy of Sciences and the U.K.’s Royal Society determine that no-till gardening is better than tilled gardening The post No-Till Gardening Scores More Points appeared first on Gardenerd....


Apples Galore
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Apples Galore
600 varieties of heritage and cultivated apples from regions all over the world The post Apples Galore appeared first on Gardenerd....

Food Forward
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Food Forward
Watch some food rebels take positive routes to make a difference in food and agriculture The post Food Forward appeared first on Gardenerd....

Heirloom Expo
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Heirloom Expo
Fall garden planning, seed starting, and the Heirloom Expo The post Heirloom Expo appeared first on Gardenerd....


Planning for Fall
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Planning for Fall
Start planning for and planting fall crops. The post Planning for Fall appeared first on Gardenerd....

Little Free Library
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Little Free Library
Free Community Library The post Little Free Library appeared first on Gardenerd....