Garden


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How to Build a Trellis on a Budget 5

The expense of gardening, if you’re not careful, can add up. Using salvaged materials to build garden trellises is one way to stick to your budget.


If you're limited on space, container gardening might be the answer. But you've got to choose the *right containers.

Growing Vegetables in Containers 3

If you’re limited on space, container gardening might be the answer. But you’ve got to choose the *right containers for your urban garden.


Planning a garden in urban areas requires thinking creatively to maximize space. Whether it's vertical gardening or just thinking out of the (garden) box, you can almost always squeeze a little more growing room out of the space you've got!

Planning a Garden: Maximizing Your Space 6

Planning a garden in urban areas requires thinking creatively to maximize space. Whether it’s vertical gardening or just thinking out of the (garden) box, you can almost always squeeze a little more growing room out of the space you’ve got!


Growing grain in a small garden. DIY sorghum for gluten free diets.

Growing Grains in a Small Garden 6

You don’t need a huge farm. You can grow your own gluten free grains – amaranth, sorghum, and buckwheat – in your small garden.


Dig in to a little DIY with the Fiercely D.I.Y. Summer E-Course!

Ethically Foraging for Edible Plants 4

For many of us trying to live a natural, sustainable way of life in touch with the seasons, foraging for edible plants often becomes an integral part of putting food on our table. While it can be rewarding we should practice good stewardship skills to keep it sustainable for generations to come.


Organic gardening doesn't just mean "sit back and let the bugs have at it." It means using various natural control methods to keep them in check.

7 Organic Pest Control Methods 8

Organic gardening means using the least harmful method of controlling pests and diseases. It also means that the plant is not looked on as an isolated thing but part of bigger ecological system and doing what’s best for the system as a whole instead of what’s best for just the plant.