Beneficial Bugs

Today we’re going to wrap up our posts on pest series telling you about a few insects that can be beneficial to your garden and how.   Bees Most everybody knows from school that bees pollinate...

Bugs Aren’t All Bad

Firstly, not all bugs are bad. In fact, some are even integral to the eco-system, and in keeping your soil aerated while moving around nutrients within the soil. Sadly these beneficial bugs usually fall victim...

Be Pesticide Smart in 2015

Pesticides are simply not received with open arms from consumers which is a sad fact because they are missing out on the benefits of using natural pesticides that can be used even in organic gardens.  The...

Understanding Pesticides

Pesticides are defined as: a substance meant for attracting and then destroying, or mitigating any pest, and are a class of biocide. Granted, that is the technical definition …with the more “public...

Soil Health Continued

Increase Soil Health with Grazing Animals & Mulch In our continued effort to reiterate the importance of soil health, we wanted to touch on how grazing animals could positively impact soil. Now we...

Soil Health Explained

Healthy Soil for a Healthy Harvest Growing Society’s main objective is to help you grow your own food source, and in this blog post we wanted to touch on a subject that relates to such matters –...

GMO Free Food Choices. There’s an App for That!

GMO’s are a hot topic in the health food industry these days, and many people are better understanding what it means to have your foods come from GMO grown crops. Many individuals are now wanting to avoid...

Saving Our Soil

Soil is the building block from which fruits and vegetables are birthed, and with the increased use of chemicals in our soil, the pace in which it is being destroyed is alarming. GMO’s ...Big...

Growing a Winter Garden

Although “winter gardening” might seem like a contradiction in terms, there are a variety of vegetables that thrive in the cooler climate of later fall and early winter, that can be harvested straight...

Become a Lawn Farmer

Sectioning off a plot of lawn to begin a home-based garden is something a lot of individuals are taking on. Not only can growing your own produce cut down on the cost of your grocery bill, but it can also...