Your One-Pot Herb Garden

Growing herbs is one of the easiest ways to get started with a backyard (or balcony) garden. Here are four you can grow in just a single pot. Sure, there’s a science to growing herbs, but it’s not hard to learn. Herbs are probably the easiest foods to grow if you’ve never gardened before and… Continue reading »

Keep Your Garden Growing!

Many people see the fall and winter as a time to close down the garden and wait until the spring to start up gardening activities again. However, there are plenty of things you can be doing through the fall and winter months to continue enjoying the pleasures of gardening. Winter is an important period in… Continue reading »

Get Ready To Garden- Your Spring Checklist

Hoping to get an early start on your spring gardening? That’s great – just be careful not too get too far ahead of yourself.  There’s still plenty of freezing weather still to flash across the radar. Resist the urge to set out new plants; instead, use this time to pay a visit to your garden… Continue reading »

Spring Has Arrived- Here’s What’s In Season!

Ah Spring has finally arrived, and with longer days and warmer weather comes a new crop of fresh produce. ‘Tis the perfect season to “spring clean” your diet, so out with the heavy fall and winter fare and in with springtime fruits and veggies. In-season produce reaps the most nutritional value so here’s what to… Continue reading »

Sow Now, Reap Later: Spring Garden Planning Tips

Design and plan your garden during the winter months in order to get a fresh and early start in the spring. Now is the best time! Choose your site and prepare your soil now for best results in spring. Determine a garden spot that’s sunny most of the day, (keep in mind that bare winter… Continue reading »

How To Water Your Garden Properly

-by Sarah Bankoff It seems pretty straightforward, doesn’t it? Everyone knows that a garden has to have water to thrive. But drowning your plants in water is just as harmful to them as not watering them at all. So, to try to help you figure out how much is exactly enough, here’s your quick and… Continue reading »

Farmers Markets

FARMERS MARKETS Tuesdays Community Food Bank Farmers Market– 3003 S. Country Club Road. 8a.m.- noon 622-0525 NEW! Farmers Market at Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd. 1-6pm. Ed: 603-8116 Wednesdays Downtown Farmers Market and Arts and Crafts Mercado– Joel D. Valdez main Library, 101 . Stone Ave. 8a.m.-2p.m. 326-7810 Green Valley Farmers & Artisans… Continue reading »

Iskash*taa Refugee Harvesting Network – ongoing, harvests fruits & vegetables from your trees & garden!

Do you have food growing in your neighborhood that goes to waste? Iskash*taa Refugee Harvesting Network is a community-based organization of refugees from all over the world. Iskash*taa means working cooperatively together in Somali. The organization harvests and collects foods that would otherwise go to waste, including approximately 30,000 pounds a year from Tucson area… Continue reading »

Organic Solutions for Home, Garden & Professional Agriculture

ARBICO ARBICO produces & sells products for organic home gardeners and farms, including beneficial insects and organisms. We offer Fly Eliminators, Holistic Fly Guard, Milky Spore, Semaspore, beneficial nematodes, ladybugs & praying mantids. Find environmentally friendly fly and mosquito control, and OMRI-listed gardening products – pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, fertilizers – in our on-line store. ARBICO… Continue reading »