Underground Greenhouse Walipini year two

Underground Greenhouse Walipini year two

Here is the long awaited follow up video of this great underground greenhouse walipini growing project. Already this concept of growing undergound is starting to catch on and these guys are actually looking to build a business from it – Good luck with that guys. Here are some of the questions already being asked:- What about someplace that gets a LOT of … Continue reading

Heirloom Seeds

Why is it becoming more confusing buying your Heirloom Seeds The grow your own movement is now firmly established as a viable alternative to shop bought produce and the term heirloom seeds and plants is banded about everywhere now in the gardening and growing world. Probably born out of those of us trying to source and grow more flavour full food. … Continue reading

Purple Fruits and Vegetables Purple Tomato

Purple Fruits and Vegetables Purple Tomato

An interesting video of which it seems purple fruits and vegetables are healthiest and also a good section (starting 3.08) on the purple tomato. How and where it is growing and also discussing the pros and cons of genetically modified foods. GrowTest – Popular Posts: Purple Vegetables Purple used to be a color reserved only for Royalty. It… Purple Potato – … Continue reading

How to make compost bins using old pallets

How to make compost bins using old pallets

Learn how to make composting bins using old pallets right in your own backyard. GrowTest – Popular Posts: Backyard Composting Guide Ebook Making your own compost has really taken off with many… How to Make Compost Compost – a mixture of decaying organic matter, as from leaves… How to Build a Compost Tumbler out of Re-purposed Materials How to build a … Continue reading

Purple Vegetables

purple vegetables

Purple used to be a color reserved only for Royalty. It was a sign of status. It fits, then, that foods which are purple are ones that can improve your health and diet. The health benefits of blueberries and even the acai berry have been in the spotlight for some time, but there are other foods that share the deep hue … Continue reading

Food Inc. – Full Length Film

Food Inc. – Full Length Film

For most Americans, the ideal meal is fast, cheap, and tasty. Food, Inc. examines the costs of putting value and convenience over nutrition and environmental impact. Director Robert Kenner explores the subject from all angles, talking to authors, advocates, farmers, and CEOs, like co-producer Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation), Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma), Gary Hirschberg (Stonyfield Farms), and Barbara … Continue reading

City of Orlando: Uproot Your Vegetable Garden or Pay Us $500 a Day

Uproot Your Vegetable Garden

In November, Local 6 broke the story about the controversial garden after the city told the Helvenstons their 25-by-25-foot front yard vegetable garden was not in compliance with the city’s code. After hundreds of emails supporting the couple flowed in and initially allowing the Helvenstons to keep their garden, saying it will hold off on violations, the city has since asked the … Continue reading

Victory Garden Leader’s Handbook Ebook

Victory Garden

Click here to download the 1943 Victory Garden Leader’s Handbook Ebook in PDF format via DROPBQX.  The first page reads: “This handbook offers some suggestions to those who are leading the great drive for Victory Gardens, and points out certain things to watch out for — common errors which waste seed, fertilizer, land arid labor, and therefore must be most … Continue reading