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Growing Trees & Shrubs Indoors

by: Sara on 10/09/2019

Grow trees and shrubs indoors to beautify and purify your home! Find out all the tips and tricks you need to help them survive and flourish in an indoor environment in the new book Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors: Breathe New Life into Your Home with Large Plants by DJ Herda. Read the excerpt below to learn about some of the aesthetic and health …

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Interview with Jim Ulager, Author of Beginning Seed Saving for the Home Gardener

by: Sara on 10/03/2019

Today's interview is with Jim Ulager, author of Beginning Seed Saving for the Home Gardener. Written by a home seed saver for the home seed saver, this is the guide for those who want to reclaim seed heritage, highlighting the importance of saving seeds for you, your neighbors, and most importantly, subsequent generations. Be sure to check out the …

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Where Have All the Seed Savers Gone?

by: Sara on 09/25/2019

"Seed saving does not belong to a small group of experts." This is the sentiment expressed in this excerpt from the new book Beginning Seed Saving for the Home Gardener. In it author Jim Ulager shares the event that led him to start saving seeds and why he wanted to share the how and why with other home gardeners. "Seed saving is not only easier …

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Interview with Willoughby Arevalo, author of DIY Mushroom Cultivation

by: Sara on 08/21/2019

Today's interview is with Willoughby Arevalo, author of DIY Mushroom Cultivation:Growing Mushrooms at Home for Food, Medicine and Soil. Willougby is a mycologist, artist, and educator who is a member of the Vancouver Mycological Society. DIY Mushroom Cultivation is part of our Homegrown City Life series, where our authors bring country living to …

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What are Mushrooms?

by: Sara on 08/08/2019

Home-scale mushroom cultivation is exploding, yet many beginners remain daunted by the perceived complexity of working with fungi. Whether you hunt mushrooms or dream about growing them, DIY Mushroom Cultivation: Growing Mushrooms at Home for Food, Medicine, and Soil is the ideal guide for getting started. Today's blog post excerpted from DIY …

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