ferns as houseplants, with nybg’s mobee weinstein, author of ‘the complete book of ferns’

I DON’T KNOW about you, but I’m drawn to ferns, to their primitive flowerless beauty, their diversity of foliar textures and shades of greenness, to their range of sizes from tiny to towering. And I want to invite some to come live with me and my begonias and Clivia and other houseplants, but which ones Read More …

$5 Monthly Mystery Seed Club (NEW)

🥦🍅🍆Grow your own organic food, year-round! 🥕🌶️🥒 Join today and become a member of the UOG Monthly Seed Club. Each month, members receive a curated collection of beautiful heirloom/non-gmo seeds & essential seed starting garden supplies – all customized around you, your garden, and location. 💯% SATISFACTION. GUARANTEED.Join the community today, we promise it will Read More …

Produce with a purpose: Aquaponics farm employs adults with disabilities

CHEVIOT, Ohio (WKRC) – An unconventional farm is helping it’s westside community in a unique way. o2 Urban Farms uses aquaponics to grow fresh lettuce. It’s produce with a purpose. The farm employs adults with developmental disabilities to assist in germinating, transplanting and harvesting the produce at its Cheviot facility. “It’s a wonderful opportunity,” Kevin Read More …

How to use easy topiary shapes in stylish ways

January 19th, 2020 Posted In: Garden trends & design Share this on: Easy topiary might seem like a contradiction in terms. Many of the great topiary gardens have lots of wonderful elaborate shapes that have taken years to grow. We amateur gardeners don’t always feel we have the space, the expertise or the time to Read More …

perennial edibles, landraces and other unusual seeds, with nate kleinman of experimental farm network

A LOT OF WHAT I LEARNED about gardening, I learned from seed catalogs, always gravitating to ones featuring the odder varieties the better—plants promising lots of both personality and productivity. So when I got introduced to the nonprofit cooperative called Experimental Farm Network recently, I felt right at home. My annual Seed Series continues with Read More …

Urban Farming: A Budding Investment Opportunity in Real Estate

As the demand for sustainable and locally sourced produce in urban areas increases, so does the chance to be a part of the solution. Urban farming, a new development in real estate, brings an opportunity for investors to profit by transforming commercial real estate into urban gardens. The growing demand for urban farms Environmentally aware Read More …

Lennar proposes ‘agrihood’ on Angeline project in Pasco

LAND O’ LAKES — Angeline, Lennar’s massive development planned for a former central Pasco ranch, is paying homage to its agricultural roots. The company is proposing the area’s first agricultural neighborhood development or “agrihood” on a 63-acre parcel, according to preliminary plans filed with Pasco County. The agricultural site, at the southwest corner of State Read More …

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