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Resources, books for planning a terrace garden

I'm about to move in to a new apartment with a pretty significant terrace (such a luxury for NYC!). I'd love recommendations on book, websi…

Started by Jay Geneske

2 Jul 15, 2014
Reply by Pam Joseph

Urban farms - tell us about growing food for your city

Gotham Greens is a hydroponic rooftop garden in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.Growing Power has urban farms in Milwaukee and now Chicago. The Food P…

Started by HOMEGROWN.org

2 Feb 1, 2013
Reply by Desiree

You can grow a garden anywhere!

I live in an apartment in Branson Missouri with my family. We have plants inside, plants on the patio, and surrounding our little corner of…

Started by Desiree

0 Feb 1, 2013


Hi everyone! Just joined this group and trying to get more involved in the Homegrown community after being a member here for over a year! W…

Started by Chelle

3 Mar 1, 2012
Reply by Chelle

How to grow uber tomatoes - even if you start them too early

...by using recycled coffee cups to maximize root size.From Melissa's member blog last May: Every year I start my tomatoes in February. I d…

Started by Cornelia

9 Feb 23, 2012
Reply by David P. McMillen

There's just no sunshine no more in my garden

I didn't buy my city home with the express intent of gardening for survival. I bought it because it was a great deal, in fair shape with wo…

Started by pelenaka

12 Aug 7, 2011
Reply by pelenaka

Fruit Tree Problems?

Ok, bit of a saga here, but I would appreciate any help/advice:Anyone out there have experience with fruit trees, especially apple trees? …

Started by Pete and Izzy's Mom

8 Aug 4, 2011
Reply by Ginny Hopper

Fungus gnats

I noticed a few fungus gnats flying around the seedlings I'm starting indoors. Anyone have effective natural methods of getting rid of them?

Started by Jenni

6 Aug 4, 2011
Reply by Ginny Hopper


I have a wild area of my tiny New Orleans backyard that was once a junk pile.  We've cleaned it out and decided to put in some Jerusalem Ar…

Started by Tara McLellan

3 Aug 3, 2011
Reply by Erica Strauss

Allelopathic trees in our backyard, how bad is that?

On our 11000 square feet backyard, we have 6 trees. One of them is a huge, majestic balsam poplar, about 60 feet tall. Next to it, not very…

Started by Zoubida Ayyadi

0 Jun 15, 2011



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