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How to Engage Teens in Home Growing?

Greetings! Raising kids, especially teens, in a better way has become a real challenge for parents nowadays. Notably, the interest of teens…

Started by Oliva Shouse

0 Sep 24

Seed Starting 101

The following 101, on seed starting (AKA starting plants from seed), features the combined wisdom of many (many) HOMEGROWN members. Got ano…

Started by HOMEGROWN.org

5 Mar 27, 2013
Reply by Jennifer

Got Aphids!! Using wheast to attract ladybugs?

Experts please chime in! I planted Nasturtium as a "trap crop" for aphids in my city garden. They're already getting covered by these lit…

Started by Cornelia

2 Jan 26, 2013
Reply by sue woods

Composting 101

Curious about composting but not sure where to begin? Don't fret! Consider HOMEGROWN member Cornelia's early composting roots: "I have bee…

Started by HOMEGROWN.org

0 Mar 8, 2012

Garden Planning 101

Many thanks to HOMEGROWN member Stacey, and to everyone who contributed their 2 cents to this 101, for your thoughtful advice on garden pla…

Started by HOMEGROWN.org

7 Feb 25, 2012
Reply by Marianne Smith

Hoop Houses 101

Looking to extend the life of your beds into the fall and winter? Hoping to grow produce year round, or protect your plantings from some of…

Started by HOMEGROWN.org

1 Oct 6, 2011
Reply by Carol Chiveral

Terrarium 101

  WHAT, EXACTLY, IS A TERRARIUM? Imagine a jungle, a desert, or a forest habitat thriving in your home in a space as small as a light bulb…

Started by HOMEGROWN.org

0 Jul 15, 2011

Strawberry Pickin'

It’s that time of year again!   Strawberry season is in full swing here in the Northeast. The arrival of the juicy little berries ushers in…

Started by Caroline Malcolm

5 Jun 22, 2011
Reply by Christene

Seed starting planners

Here are some tools to make your seedstarting schedule a bit easier to follow:   Start with Seed Starting Basics from Mother Earth News Joh…

Started by Cornelia

4 Mar 8, 2011
Reply by Suzanna Coyle

Is it too hot to plant Fall Seeds? (carrots, turnips & beets?)

So we were going to plant some fall seeds today including carrots (Atomic Red, Tonda di Pargi and some other type), Bull's Blood beets and…

Started by Stacey

6 Aug 4, 2010
Reply by linda Kramer

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