Gardening Information

This section is to provide resources and information to new gardeners or wanna-be gardeners who are on a tight budget.  I will keep adding information as I come across it.

Gardening Articles and Resources

Container Gardening

http://site.cleanairgardening.com/info/vegetable-container-gardening-for-beginners.html

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/indoor-vegetable-gardening.html

Make It Yourself Self-Watering Containers (earth boxes)

http://www.josho.com/gardening.htm

http://www.ecoyardfarming.com/all/build-a-5-gallon-self-watering-earthbox-part-i/

When Sunlight Isn’t Enough-Adding artificial light for your indoor vegetables

http://www.tigertreeorchid.com/cfl-grow-light-reviews-for-indoor-hydroponics-and-indoor-gardening/ (video)

http://www.greenjoyment.com/lighting-for-plant-growing-incandescent-vs-fluorescent-lights

http://gomestic.com/gardening/how-to-grow-vegetables-and-herbs-indoors/

http://our.windowfarms.org/2010/03/05/do-i-get-enough-light-or-do-i-need-to-supplement-the-light/


Outdoor Gardening

Lasagna Gardening (layering paper, leaves, grass, etc. to prepare the soil)

http://organicgardening.about.com/od/startinganorganicgarden/a/lasagnagarden.htm

http://www.no-dig-vegetablegarden.com/

http://www.motherearthnews.com/Organic-Gardening/1999-04-01/Lasagna-Gardening.aspx

http://ourgardengang.tripod.com/lasagna_gardening.htm

Three good articles that take you through all stages from planning through harvesting

http://eartheasy.com/grow_backyard_vegetable_garden.html

http://eartheasy.com/grow_backyard_vegetable_garden_02.html

http://eartheasy.com/grow_backyard_vegetable_garden_03.html

Homemade Organic Fertilizer

http://www.motherearthnews.com/Organic-Gardening/2006-06-01/A-Better-Way-to-Fertilize-Your-Garden.aspx

Building Community Through Gardening

http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/a-resilient-community/from-vacant-city-lots-to-food-on-the-table?b_start:int=1&-C=

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/kindergarden/child/com/commun.htm


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