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WHAT'S NEW IN URBAN GARDENING

Gallery: Small City Garden Ideas for Urban Spaces
Looking for small city garden ideas? This gallery of images from Richmond's Oregon Hill neighborhood shows how you can carve[...]
Themes for What Vegetables to Grow in Pots
Don’t have acres of farmland to grow your own vegetables? No problem. A thoughtfully curated container garden planted in a[...]
Phaedra & EricRichmond, Virginia

​Do you live in a small urban space but want to grow tasty food? Do you plant herbs in containers on your apartment patio? Grow tomatoes in the alleyway? Read about making your own sauerkraut and think,"Yeah, I want to try that!" 

We do too. Welcome to urban gardening. Follow along to get the most yield out of a tiny urban garden, and discover new seasonal recipes from a pro chef.

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Tips for Growing Fussy Garden Basil
Basil can be tricky. Like a lot of urban gardeners, we started our urban farm journey with garden basil. Most[...]
No Till Gardening Techniques for a Winter Cover Crop
A winter cover crop will replenish your urban garden soil with critical nutrients, prevent weeds from growing and even provide[...]
Why We Only Grow Indeterminate Tomatoes
When you decide it's time to grow tomatoes, you must figure out one big thing before everything else. Will you[...]
We Did Some Weird Math For This Cold Frame Project
Last week I decided that we need a cold frame to get through winter. We didn't want to say goodbye[...]
5 Reasons a Digital Garden Planner Rules
If you can't be in your back yard during winter's unwelcoming weather, then choosing and using a good garden planner[...]
5 Benefits of Hosting a Plant Exchange
Have you ever been to a plant exchange? Botanical gardens sometimes hold plant sales, but that's not what I'm talking[...]
Mix Up This Heirloom Corn Polenta Recipe
We like to use Virginia's Bloody Butcher heirloom corn for this polenta recipe. The dark reddish color makes a striking[...]
7 Chef Tips for Mad Food Presentation Skilz
You may be a great cook, but how are your food presentation skills? Chefs know that a pretty plate impresses[...]
Save Thyme for These Grownup Tea Cookies
Savory cookies! I love cookies, and I really love savory tea cookies. You can eat more of them than sweet[...]
Craft Baker Revives Local Grain Growth
In his book The Third Plate, chef Dan Barber argues that chefs have the power to change the way the world eats.[...]
Turning On the Garden Lights at Brookgreen
We visited the winter garden lights display at Brookgreen Gardens in Myrtle Beach. It gave us a lot of ideas[...]
Visit the Game Birds at Beaver Creek Farm
Beaver Creek Farm raises quail, pheasant and other lean and flavorful game birds on five acres of land in Varina,[...]