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Cedar vs. Recycled Plastic vs. Composite Raised Garden Beds

Cedar vs. Recycled Plastic vs. Composite Raised Garden Beds

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 9th, 2014

These three materials offer different advantages to suit varying gardening needs.

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How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 4th, 2014

A well maintained asparagus bed may produce for 25 years!

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5 Easy Ways to Assess Your Soil for Gardening

5 Easy Ways to Assess Your Soil for Gardening

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 19th, 2014

A productive garden begins with an understanding of the basic properties of your soil.

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10 Carbon-Storing Trees, and How to Plant Them

10 Carbon-Storing Trees, and How to Plant Them

By Robin Jacobs, Posted January 29th, 2014

How can I make a difference in the global environmental crisis? Trees are still the best “technology” to capture CO2, if you pick the right ones.

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Tips for Winter Composting

Tips for Winter Composting

By Eartheasy.com, Posted January 8th, 2014

Simple methods for controlling temperature and moisture will keep your composter active and productive through winter.

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How to Dry and Store Scarlett Runner Beans

How to Dry and Store Scarlett Runner Beans

By Greg Seaman, Posted October 17th, 2013

Saving seed from this valued garden crop will ensure productive future harvests.

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10 Great Android Apps for Helping You Develop Your Garden

10 Great Android Apps for Helping You Develop Your Garden

By Liz Nelson, Posted September 11th, 2013

As the outdoor gardening season winds down, gardeners shift focus to assess results and plan ahead for improvements. These apps will be a big help.

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Extend Your Fall Harvest by Dehydrating Fruits and Vegetables

Extend Your Fall Harvest by Dehydrating Fruits and Vegetables

By Sheila Harrington, Posted September 4th, 2013

Food dehydrators are simple to use and help make the most of the fall harvest…

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The Absentee Gardener: How to Water Your Vegetable Garden without Being Home

The Absentee Gardener: How to Water Your Vegetable Garden without Being Home

By Shannon Cowan, Posted August 27th, 2013

Keeping up with your vegetable garden in the heat of summer can be a daunting task, especially when watering by hand…

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Lessons Learned from Starting a Community Garden

Lessons Learned from Starting a Community Garden

By Greg Horner, Posted June 10th, 2013

You can benefit from our experience and help ensure your success in creating a thriving community garden…

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Know Your Garden Soil: How to Make the Most of Your Soil Type

Know Your Garden Soil: How to Make the Most of Your Soil Type

By Ruth Barton, Posted June 6th, 2013

Understanding your soil type is key to gardening success…

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How to Protect Your Chickens from Overhead Predators

How to Protect Your Chickens from Overhead Predators

By Shannon Cowan, Posted May 16th, 2013

Whether your chicken run is stationary or moveable, this simple structure will deter birds of prey…

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How to Build a Bean Trellis for Raised Garden Beds

How to Build a Bean Trellis for Raised Garden Beds

By Greg Seaman, Posted April 10th, 2013

Growing vertically can double the productive space of your raised garden beds…

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5 Tips for Growing Early Spring Greens

5 Tips for Growing Early Spring Greens

By Shannon Cowan, Posted March 22nd, 2013

How to produce baby greens up to eight weeks before the outdoor planting date…

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Pre-Season Pole Pruner Checklist

Pre-Season Pole Pruner Checklist

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 3rd, 2013

A simple inspection of your pole pruner to ensure safe, efficient operation should be done before you set foot on the orchard ladder.

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Raising Backyard Chickens: My 8-year old Daughter’s Egg Business

Raising Backyard Chickens: My 8-year old Daughter’s Egg Business

By Shannon Cowan, Posted October 30th, 2012

Producing eggs in your own backyard is child’s play…

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Compost Tumblers vs Compost Bins: Pros & Cons

Compost Tumblers vs Compost Bins: Pros & Cons

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted August 21st, 2012

Not sure if you should buy a compost bin or a compost tumbler? Below are the key points to consider…

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Our Top 6 Chicken Raising Mistakes

Our Top 6 Chicken Raising Mistakes

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 9th, 2012

Raising chickens is pretty simple. But we found ways to get it wrong…

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How to Protect Your Garden during a Heat Wave

How to Protect Your Garden during a Heat Wave

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 4th, 2012

Protecting the soil surface is key to plant survival during periods of extreme heat…

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Now is the Time to Thin Your Fruit Trees

Now is the Time to Thin Your Fruit Trees

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 21st, 2012

Thinning the young fruit clusters results in larger, more select fruit at maturity…

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