R.J. Ruppenthal
How to Create a Lasagna Garden

How to Create a Lasagna Garden – Urban Farm OnlineHow to Create a Lasagna GardenFollow this recipe for lasagna gardening to grow perfect plants — Italian or not.Follow this recipe for lasagna gardening to grow perfect plants—Italian or not.lasagna garden, lasagna gardening, layered gardening, sheet composting, soil, garden, gardeners, organic matter, compost pileBuilding a lasagna […]

7 Tips for Container Gardening

Courtesy iStockphoto/Thinkstock Five-gallon buckets work well for container gardens, and fill containers with a potting mix high in organic matter. Even if you don’t have a yard or access to a community-garden plot, you can still harvest a bounty of produce all your own. Planting a container garden is a great option for people who […]

5 Tips for Summer Watering

Courtesy iStockphoto/Thinkstock For more effective watering, put the watering can aside and use a drip irrigation system to hydrate your garden crops. To make the job even easier, hook the sytem up to an automatic timer.  When the summer sun is sizzling, don’t feel like you have to make the decision of running up a high water bill […]