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WHAT'S NEW IN URBAN GARDENING

Quick Recipes Using Colorful Urban Garden Flowers
Edible flowers make colorful garnishes that update a favorite dish, but they also take center stage in recipes perfect for[...]
Vegan Cold Soup Recipes for Summer
By the time spring and early summer’s warmth arrives, we all want to chill out in the kitchen. It’s time[...]
Southern Cider Vinegar Coleslaw (No Mayo)
I am not a mayonnaise coleslaw person. First, mayo slaw is usually too sweet. Second, it's gloppy and drippy. Third,[...]
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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How to Grow Mushrooms Without the Kit
I fell into this whole mushroom farm thing by accident. Maybe more of a "planned" accident. I had been wanting[...]
That Time the Sweet Potato Vine Volunteered
It was a surprise to see a sweet potato vine emerging from our compost heap. Sure, compost piles get a[...]
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[...]
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 Tips: How to Host a Plant and Seed Exchange
Looking for a great way to meet your gardening neighbors, build community and get free plants? Host a plant and[...]
Sustainable Garden Watering with Ollas
It gets hot and dry during Virginia's growing season, but we have found a sustainable watering solution for raised beds[...]
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[...]
Try Southern Braised Kale with Onions
Slow cooked kale, collards and other bitter greens are a staple of the Southern kitchen. Chef Iggy grew up in[...]
Warm Up to Easy Cream of Tomato Fennel Soup
Are you craving the fresh taste of garden tomatoes in winter? This tomato fennel soup is a creative and flavorful[...]
Why Chefs Love Lambstock at Border Springs Farm
A hundred pounds of raw beef. Two giant gaping grouper. Cases of pickled peaches, foraged mushrooms and rare whisky. This[...]
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,[...]