Want to make your garden more interesting and add a focal point as well as attracting some wildlife? One great option is to build a garden pond. The great news is that doing so isn’t as hard as you thought and it’s a great challenge if you like spending time in your garden (which I’m […]

As Winter has fallen upon us, there are certain measures we can take to avoid the bad weather and harsh conditions affecting the aesthetic of our gardens. A whole variety of products are available in the market at the moment, and choosing between them can be tricky. Therefore listed below are the 5 must-have products […]

It's that time of year again. Gardeners across the nation are biting their nails to the quick, driving their partners loopy and losing sleep over the possessions that they prize above all else – their beloved plants. Well, maybe we're being a little dramatic, but it's no lie that winter is a worrying time for […]

The first time I harvested a tomato, I was hooked, and I wanted to know how to grow everything! I wanted oranges, artichokes, broccoli, spinach and all manner of exotic flora growing in my garden, but I knew I had to discover which plants grew well in my area and also the why and how. […]

In recent weeks I've taken interest in studying the classics. I started with the Declaration of Independence written by Thiomas Jefferson, moved on to Booker T. Washington's Atlanta Compromise Speech, and plan on reading many others. What would a list of classic gardening books look like? What would make the list? Why?   We all […]

There was a time when people grew much of their own foods. Everyday people went out, worked the soils, and grew vegetables for their families. One day people started taking jobs that took them away from their homesteads. Because of that people had less time and less opportunity to work their gardens. Because of that […]

Greenhorn Gardening listener Mark e-mailed me the other day about how he makes his own fish emulsion. Not long ago I made YouTube video about burying fish as fertilizer like the Native American Indians did long ago. Mark sent this nice message that might help many of you make your own fish emulsion:   Damon, […]

Author Bio: Mackenzie Kupfer began gardening with her nana when she was 6 years old. She looks forward to fall almost as much as she does the spring. In her spare time she enjoys attending gardening shows so she can add to her collection of vegetable gardening supplies. Just because fall is right around the […]

When starting Greenhorn Gardening, I had a vision to help people start their own vegetable gardens. It seemed appropriate to lay down several core values to let people know where I was coming from. Somehow in the daily grind, paper work, pencil pushing, business planning, product development, prototyping, marketing and sales, it's easy to loose […]

While gardens produce lots of vitamins and minerals, most gardens lack serious calorie production because most of us don't have the space. Fish produce lots of calories, especially when you fish for food and not for sport. Using your garden to support your fishing seems complicated, but if you're already gardening the process is simple. […]