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6 Signs A Regenerative Garden is Thriving

Do you practice regenerative gardening in your home garden? How has your garden changes or what signs do you see that regenerative gardening is helping to make your soil and plants happier and healthier? I’m a messy gardener. I embrace weeds. I resist the use of pesticides, so we have lots of bugs and spider …

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Become A Better Gardener By Taking Notes (+ A Free Printable)

Want to learn how to grow your own food? Be sure to take notes about your garden and how all your plant babies flourish or struggle to become a better gardener and grow more food for your family, friends, and neighbors. Four years ago we lived in a 56 story high-rise in downtown Chicago. I never …

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10 Principles Of A Climate Resilience Garden

What do gardens have to do with climate change? Climate Resilience Gardens (a.k.a Climate Victory Gardens) provide a host of benefits including the drawdown of carbon from the atmosphere, support for biodiversity, healthier soil, and greater access to nutritious food. Read on for 10 regenerative practices to grow a climate resilience garden of your own.  …

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Where To Buy Organic & Heirloom Fruit & Vegetable Seeds

Looking for the best places to find organic, heirloom, and non-GMO seeds for your food garden? Check out these great seed companies that can help you on your path to food independence.  It’s nearly the middle of summer, so most people aren’t buying seeds right now. Seeds and starters are in the soil and hopefully …

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Climate Victory Gardens to Fight Food Deserts

Wondering how to help fight food deserts today? The causes of food deserts are deep and complex, but gardening is a great way you can begin to address the inequity of food deserts today. Here are four ways gardening can help alleviate food deserts.  Some communities, especially low-income and marginalized urban communities, have significantly less access …

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