Grow Your Own

Grow Your Own
Austin hip-hop artist and Reiki Master Mark Jankins has released a new music video titled "Gardening is Gangsta". The song features kung-fu Master Sifu Paul Davis, who shares Jankins' passion for waking up young people to the importance of food...
Building your raised bed garden can seem like a challenge. Researching the right parts to buy, taking measurements, visiting the home improvement store, and putting in the labor of construction - this can all be eliminated with TogetherFarm Blocks. These...
One of the greatest obstacles to chicken husbandry is protecting your birds from predators. If you want your chickens to enjoy the nutritional benefits of free-range foraging, a chicken tractor is your solution! Chicken tractors can be moved from place...
An Australian man and his father spent years quietly developing a bee hive that would allow honey to be extracted without disturbing the bees.  The design is simple, the hive is kept inside of a wooden box called a...
A ground-breaking new study has found that plants can feel when they are being eaten, responding at times with defense mechanisms. The study, titled, "Plants respond to leaf vibrations caused by insect herbivore chewing", was conducted by the Division...
From Marjory Wildcraft's GrowNetwork Is Buying a Dehydrator Worth the Cost? Buying a dehydrator can be an investment, although they do come in several different sizes. The smallest dehydrators are typically the cheapest. Often times, the only difference between a “big”...
As a homesteading parent that also unschools (child led life-learning), I know just how educational time in the garden can be. Recently, we have been planting our spring garden and identifying plants with the Like That Garden smartphone app....
The 2016 Home Grown Food Summit is right around the corner! In case you missed last year's summit, let me give you a little background info...  This is an online event featuring more than 30 expert speakers on important topics...
From Marjory Wildcraft's GrowNetwork How much food can you grow on a 1/4 acre lot? Not much, right… Maybe a small garden in the back yard… Think again! A group of roommates in Austin, Tx decided to stretch their small suburban...
How many times have you been wandering the garden or out on a hike and saw a plant that you just couldn't identify?  Well, as usual, there's an app for that! Like That Garden takes the guess work out of...