Garden


Creating good garden soil is crucial if you want a robust vegetable garden. Mulch, compost, and manure are all key elements.

Build Good Garden Soil with Mulch

Gardening methods can vary but one thing that’s non-negotiable is that a garden needs good soil. Mulch is just one “secret” ingredient for good growing.


Trendy microgreens are a simple solution to getting more vegetables on your plate this winter. They can run $30-50 a pound at the store; here's how to grow them at home for PENNIES. It's like having a tiny little vegetable garden inside.

Fast Growing Microgreens for Year-Round Salads 8

Trendy microgreens are a simple solution to getting more vegetables on your plate this winter. Available year round, hipster grocers and farmers markets sell them at $30 to $50 a pound. But they are so easy and inexpensive to grow at home, they should become a regular part of your healthy lifestyle.


A windowsill herb garden is a great way to bring a little green indoors. Grow your favorite herbs indoors, even during the winter months, and you'll have your favorite flavors ready for flavoring your meals.

Growing Herbs Indoors with a Windowsill Garden 2

Growing herbs on a bright windowsill is not just convenient when preparing home cooked meals throughout the winter months in cooler climates; it’s also a good option year round for apartment or condo dwellers.


Turmeric is the main spice in yellow curry, giving it the warm flavor and golden coloring. Ongoing research suggests that turmeric may have extensive health benefits as well. Turmeric is a plant grown for its root, much like ginger. And here's the cool thing about turmeric: growing it is easy.

Growing Turmeric + Turmeric Recipes for Healthy Meals 17

Turmeric is the main spice in yellow curry, giving it the warm flavor and golden coloring. Ongoing research suggests that turmeric may have extensive health benefits as well. Turmeric is a plant grown for its root, much like ginger. And here’s the cool thing about turmeric: growing it is easy.