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“In this episode, you will get a tour of the front yard and back yard of this residential tract home lot. You will discover what is growing and John will share his tips and tricks along the way. You will learn how you can improve how you are growing in raised beds to grow more food in less space. You will also discover the secret to composting in a 3 bin pallet...

Photo by Nathalie Priem Photography – Discover traditional landscape design inspiration 10. Lush backyard getaway. This leafy retreat in the Pimlico neighborhood of London feels hidden, thanks to a slatted screen at the back of the garden and mature trees, vines and shrubbery on either side. Bamboo, grown in brick planters toward the back, offers a quick-growing...

A video survey of urban agriculture and community gardening in Atlanta. This story was featured on “This is Atlanta with Alicia Steele,” a Telly Award-winning and Emmy-nominated magazine show on PBA, Atlanta’s PBS Station. View more from “This is Atlanta” at http://www.pba.org/atlanta. ...

“If we want to help make urban farms viable we must discourage lawns, mandate composting, bring back home-ec, and treat farmland like it’s valuable—and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.” What we could be doing is: -Invest in Training Urban Farmers -Bring Back Ag Education and “Home Economics” -Make Land Available to Farmers -Invest in...

The “Nursery Fields Forever”, a part farm and part school offers three approaches to learning: learning from nature, learning from technique, and learning from practice. “We think that kids should enjoy nature,” said Edoardo Capuzzo Dolcetta to Fast Company. “So we designed this strange school: No classrooms, but open spaces where vegetables grow inside...

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...

“Now, at 14 years old, Katie has established Katie’s Krops. Not only does she provide fresh garden vegetables to the hungry in her community, she teaches other kids around the country how to do the same. Katie’s Krops has raised over $200,000 to help kids ages 9-16 grow vegetable gardens for the hungry in their communities.” View the full article...

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?...

“When Meredith Thomas traded lawn for something her family could eat, she relied on scavenged materials to build her ever-producing vegetable beds. Putting discarded materials back into use, she builds trellises, beds, and even a hugelkultur with a keyhole concept addition. She doesn’t buy fertilizer. To nourish her plants, she simply tucks in plant...

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...

The risks and rewards of urban farming in high-density cities… ...

“How to make gardening easy. Simple gardening tips. We summarize simple tips that we found to work well in our garden that doesn’t take a lot of cash to implement.” Learn more at: “GreenDesert.org” ...

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,...

Grow food ALL-YEAR-ROUND with the the NEW Urban Organic Gardener’s Monthly Seed Club! December is a great time to plant frost-hardy crops such as beets, cabbage, green onions, parsnips, cauliflower, celery, collards, leaf lettuce, mustard, radishes, swiss chard, spinach & MORE! Receive a custom curated collection unique of garden seeds specific to your...

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...

Starting a home garden and planting your own crops might take time getting used to, but the benefits that you can reap for both your body and mind are abundant. Check out this infographic to learn more about the best and healthiest organic fruits and vegetables to grow in your garden. ...

“They knew they had to maximize greenhouse space so they decided to grow vertical and to grow differently. They experimented with hydroponics and finally settled on aeroponics. “So aeroponics is similar to hydroponics using water rather than soil, but it’s mist,” explains Benjamin. “It’s a mist that comes on inside the growing...

“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,...