Harvest your cool weather crops before they go bad.
As summer descends upon us, many crops reach the end of their productive growing season.
Here's how to use worms to help make your garden beautiful.
Red wiggler earthworms create more of what we recognize as black topsoil than most other natural systems.
Here's how to keep the bugs out of your spring gardens.
The bugs are back from their winter hiatus and have their sights sets on our gardens.
The Biblical axiom “for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap” holds sway for most things in our lives.
As spring days get longer and warmer just as rainfall tapers off to a trivial memory, our garden’s potential for productivity soars to unexpected heights.
With thousands of edible varieties, our being limited to a few store bought examples of mushrooms is a tragedy.
Simple button caps or Portobellos are the least tasty or nutritious options we could be adding to our to our planetarily diverse menus.
Understanding what grows best in our region.
Miniaturized industrial agriculture does not transmute to neat, short rows of wheat, corn and cotton in our backyards.
Maximize your space for healthy crops, even if you only have a balcony to work with.
I am often disappointed when high hopes are dashed because of a lack of growing space or functional knowledge.
Find your appreciation for all types of onions.
To be honest, onions have never been a favorite of mine.
Home-brewed Kombucha tea: health trend or fad?
First impressions of what frequently is good for us often run contrary to our best interests.
Sundew Gardens sprang from the ground in 1983, one square foot organic garden at a time.
Unlike our early years when families would visit from all over Florida, today most of our “Harvest Gardening” members are practically neighbors.
More than multitasking
Garden chores, unlike the one-off projects I live for, are those multifarious tasks repeated by necessity.
Having options to easily generate a crop during the summer bestows a whole extra dimension to the gardening experience.
Gardening options for off-months
The majority of vegetable crops we grow at Sundew Gardens are started as transplants.
This initial chapter in a plant’s life is the best time to invest in quality, especially seeds and a seed-starting soil mix.
Only a small percentage of the expense of most processed foods actually goes to the crop producers.
With only a small percentage of the expense of most processed foods actually going to the crop producers, we have quite a bit of available margin to achieve.
Looking to grow berries in your backyard? Be sure you know what you're getting into.
Tips for growing tropical fruits in Central Florida.