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“Located on what was the last tract of property zoned for agriculture in Milwaukee, a former professional athlete started a farm that has spurred dozens of others to grow in cities’ urban cores.” “What I’m teaching today, a lot was passed on to me by my parents,” Allen said. “My family has been farming for more than 400...

“Learn how to use vintage elements to create an herb garden that moves easily from the windowsill to the sink to the countertop.” Read the rest of the story at: “BHG.com“ ...

“New garden? No sweat! Skip the stress and enjoy instant success with no-dig gardens that are good to grow. Gardening is made easy with these interesting—and effective—alternative gardening ideas.” Whether it’s straw-bale gardening, herb spirals, growing in bags, or even growing succulents in cinderblocks…here’s a GREAT article...

*please always use “un-treated” wood pallets to avoid toxic chemicals leaching into your garden* ...

Get seeds & garden supplies delivered to you at just the right time of the year. Fully customized based on your grow zone – garden specs – sunlight – and more.   Join now: https://urbanorganicgardener.cratejoy.com   This is the easiest way to grow an organic garden all-year-round with totally raw un-treated GMO-FREE seeds.   We...

Happy Spring! It’s FINALLY HERE! Time to start planting your spring and summer gardens, regardless of where you live or what type of space you have to work with.When you join the UOG Seed & Garden Club, you are joining a community dedicated to helping you grow organic food all-year-round. Each month you will receive a fully customized collection of totally...

Check out these great inspirational photos we found over at SeedsNow.com! From grow stations built inside of closets, bedrooms and even kitchens…people are starting seeds in every free corner of their home they can find. Happy planting everyone! To read the post, visit: “SeedsNow.com“ ...

Collect heritage seeds and GROW A GARDEN, ALL-Year-ROUND! Join the club that delivers you garden seeds at just the right time of the year to plant them – hand selected based on your garden specs. Start by telling us a little bit about your garden, preferences, and location. Then, each month we’ll send you a curated collection of heritage garden seeds. Now...

DEADLINE! To receive a shipment for JANUARY you MUST join before 1/04/17 at 11:59pm PST. When you join the UOG Seed & Garden Club, you are joining a community dedicated to helping you grow organic food all-year-round.  Each month you will receive a fully customized collection of totally raw un-treated GMO-FREE Heirloom seeds and garden supplies. Everything...

Begin the New Year right by signing up for UOG’s Monthly Seed and Garden Club. Our Garden Guru’s will hand select popular heirloom, GMO-FREE varieties for you to start each month, customized to your location and grow zone! During sign-up, just let us know whether you prefer to grow indoors, outdoors, in partial shade or in the sun. Do you grow hydroponically?...

More people are wanting to grow food in their small urban spaces like on their decks, patios, balconies and even indoors!  Regardless of your budget or style, there’s a system that will suit your taste and your wallet. Here’s a few of our favorites and why we love them so much. Garden Tower, image via @themoreonesows Growing outdoors has never been...

Live in a colder climate? Worry that because of freezing temperatures outdoors that you may not be able to garden like your friends in warmer locations? That’s not the case! There are actually many options that you can choose from when it comes to gardening fruits, vegetables and herbs indoors. “If you want to find out which goodies you can grow in pots,...

Last Chance! Must join before November 4th if you’d like to receive a shipment this Month. Shipments go out November 5th. Get seeds & garden supplies delivered to you at just the right time of the year. 🌱Fully customized based on your grow zone – garden specs – sunlight – and more. Get your fall and winter garden off to a great...

“Chef John Mooney believes so strongly in local food that for his latest restaurant in Manhattan’s West Village, most of his produce travels just 60 feet from the building’s roof to his kitchen. He’s able to grow nearly two-thirds the vegetables for his restaurant- Bell, Book & Candle- because he doesn’t rely on soil. Instead, Mooney...

“Urban living situates you in areas are that are highly developed and fast-paced. Most probably you are surrounded with a density of human structures such as buildings, houses, railways, bridges, and roads. The big difference between urban and country life is that living in the city depends on almost entirely upon money.” To read the original article,...

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Gardening in raised beds has long been a tradition among gardeners both in urban and suburban neighborhoods. For decades now, people have been turning to their creative side to come up with lovely ways to construct raised beds that are not only purposeful but easy on the eyes.  Here’s just a few of our favorites! Milk Crate Raised Garden Bed Spiral Raised...

Penny spends her time growing fruits, vegetables, herbs and gorgeous flowers all in her backyard garden. She’s mastered the art of “raised bed gardening”, and her tidy and well kept garden will have you green with envy after just one look. After enjoying her posts and lovely images on Instagram for quite some time, we decided to ask Penny a few...

I was always fascinated by growing food but turned off by how inefficient “conventional” methods are.  I did try them but between weeds, bugs, bending over, digging, and the rest, I knew there had to be a way to come up with a better mouse trap!  I started looking for something that could be used for vertical growing and that could be deployed at...