Composting With Coffee Grounds: A Complete Guide

This post was sent in by Nicki of BokashiLiving, an awesome at-home composting tool.One less reason to feel guilty about your coffee addiction…Like many Vancouverites, two of my passions in life are drinking coffee (and lots of it) and being environmentally aware.A question I often get asked is, “How can I compost with coffee grounds?”You’ll … Read more

14 Ways Backyard Chickens Save Your Garden and the World

Keeping and raising chickens over the last several years has really grown in popularity. Thousands of American’s now raise backyard chickens and gain the benefit of fresh eggs every day. Not only can raising chickens be eco –friendly and provide you with fresh eggs they can also be used in your garden to reduce the … Read more

8 Awesome Vertical Gardening Ideas For Your Garden

8 Awesome Vertical Gardening Ideas | Stretch Your Green Thumb Creativity!Let’s be honest…Some of these gardens you’ll see below are a little…crazy.  But crazy is good, because it helps us stretch our creative muscles and inspire us to get back out into the dirt and create something.  Whether you have a ton of space or … Read more

Why Does Our Government Outlaw Front Yard Gardens?

Yet another city is in the news this week for trying to shut down someone’s urban garden, a trend that is as obnoxious as the city is claiming a Florida resident’s garden to be. Obnoxious? That’s right, the cities of South Florida feels that this couple’s front yard garden – which they have had for … Read more

Starting a Summer Garden the Epic Gardening Way

Summer: Time to Garden Like a Boss As I woke up this morning, I knew it was going to be a beautiful day here in San Diego, CA.  The cast iron skillet was sizzling with some heirloom onions and eggs from the farmer’s market and I looked outside my kitchen window to something that horrified … Read more