Local Extension Offices

There is a page at GardenSimply to help you find your local extension office. It has been…

Light Your Own Fire

During last year’s site redesign, I found this article written by someone that silently mentored me during…

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Growing Carrots and Food Security

I don’t talk a lot about varieties, I grab seeds from the Farm Supply store, read about…

Organic Gardening

If you need more information in the form of a hold in your hand to read while…

Appreciating the Winter Garden

Two words bring together my feelings about gardening: appreciation and fascination. At the end of December, when…

Old Farmers Advice

Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. Keep skunks and bankers and lawyers at a…

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Growing Communities

Imagine a city in which every neighborhood is filled with healthy street trees, attractive parks, and productive gardens; where the air and water are clean; where neighborhood youth take an active role in improving their environment; and where diverse residents come together to build their city stronger through community stewardship.

The Garden of Ethics

America’s environmental wake-up call is increasingly evident in our own backyards, especially when it comes to our…

Life is a Stage and We Are Stuntmen

… from the Natural Handyman Every now and then I wonder, “Will I be found out?” Ever…

Chicken Laying Nests

One of the most critical pieces of a new chicken coop is how and where to build…

Blossoms falling off bean plants

Bean blossom drop can occur when temperatures stay consistently over 90 degrees and/or if the plants are…

The Difference Between Gardening and Farming

My father once said… I am a gardener, NOT a farmer. There is a difference. As if…

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