25 Reasons To Go & Pick Dandelions Right Now

Who hasn’t seen those pesky yellow weeds pop up in the garden from time to time? Yet try as you might – from picking them to poisoning them – nothing keeps them at bay for too long. Perhaps it’s time you embraced the tenacious dandelion and all the benefits it can bring? The Health Benefits of Dandelions Dandelion has been used throughout history to treat everything from liver problems and…

Secrets of Companion Planting + Popular Planting Combinations

Did you know that tomatoes hate cucumbers? While they might taste great together in a salad, tomato plants actually dislike growing in close proximity to any member of the cucurbit family, which includes cucumbers. Tomatoes love carrots and basil, however – so planting these together will actually make them each grow more vigorously! Planting your veggies in neat rows with labels is satisfying to the eye, and easier to harvest. However,…

How To Easily Grow Your Own Healthy Wheatgrass At Home

Growing your own wheatgrass at home is easy and fun to do! There are a lot of different methods on how you can achieve this, so below we are going to share with you some of our favorites! There are both soil and soil-less methods. Make sure you choose which will work best for you. Before you get started, purchase your wheatgrass seeds. [embedded content][embedded content][embedded content]As you can see,…

Fall Planting Schedule, Down To Your First Frost Date

    Now is the time to start making solid plans for your fall and winter garden. Follow this simple planting schedule for a great start, or visit our online interactive planting calendar for a more detailed description of what you should be planting when based on your exact location and grow zone.   12-14 Weeks Before Your First Frost Date     Direct Sow: Snap Beans, Cucumbers, Summer Squash, Parsnips,…

7 Tips For Using Rockwool

If you’re looking for an easy way to start your seeds, we suggest giving rockwool cubes a try! Follow these simple 7 Tips For Using Rockwool and it might end up being your new favorite grow medium. Ready to buy seeds that will grow well in rockwool? Have a look at these: All-in-One Tower Garden Variety Pack  All-in-One Hydroponic Greens Variety Pack

DOWNLOAD this APP to purchase or trade LOCAL, organic produce

[embedded content] The news many of you have been waiting to hear — Android! We are looking at a beta release for August 21st to be in the Google Playstore ————————————————————– About CropSwap Our App: We’ve created an iOS application that allows you to purchase or trade organic produce being grown in your community. Our Idea: Our food system is broken. Produce available in grocery stores is often genetically modified,…