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Urban Gardening Digest: Growing Together

Growing Together

Welcome to Urban Gardening Digest!

Whether you have been an Urban Gardening enthusiast for many years or just getting started, we want you to feel comfortable learning more about this “growing” trend. Together with other urban gardeners like you, we are building the most extensive collection of city gardening news, tips, techniques, stories, and even recipes for all of us to all learn and enjoy.

Because urban gardening encompasses a wide variety of structural and growing options suitable for large and small spaces it is very appealing to a large number of city dwellers. We are so excited to share with other urban gardeners the tried and true methods, as well as all the new ground breaking developments in this ever changing niche. We invite you to join our community and hope that you will share your stories, suggestions and experiences so that together, we will make this the best urban gardening blog and resource available.

Organic Gardening With Homemade Insecticides

Organic Gardening With Homemade Insecticides

Homemade insecticides and diy pesticides have been part of the organic gardening toolkit for many generations. And, while the concepts are not new, some methods fall out of favor at times and others may be just plain forgotten, so it helps to have a reminder of some of the methods others have found effective. Today […]

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Preserving Tomatoes From Your Urban Garden

Preserving Tomatoes Via Freezing

Urban gardening has had a slow start here, but we are still hoping for a bumper crop of tomatoes. With that crop though, comes the need to preserve what is produced in a fairly short period of time. One way of preserving tomatoes quickly is by freezing them. In the video below, Kathy Savoie, Maine […]

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Urban Gardening With Shade-Tolerant Vegetables

Urban Gardening With Shade-Tolerant Vegetables

Finding a sunny yard for your urban gardening can be a bit of a challenge as you are often dealing with small lots and lots of obstructions to the sun, such as buildings and trees. In our case, the open area of our paved backyard is heavily shaded by a garage and trees. The one […]

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Fall Gardening: Hardening Off Seedlings

Fall Gardening: Hardening Off Seedlings

For many of our urban gardening readers, late July will be a time to begin seedlings for their fall gardening, if they haven’t already done so. Because this is mid-summer for many of us, many might think that they won’t need to go through the process of hardening off seedlings as they do in the […]

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