In Gentle World we believe in not only “Reducing, Reusing and Recycling” but also Re-purposing! (often called Up-Cycling) We practice and teach modern environmentalism, in part by reclaiming items that may have been headed to the dump or recycling center (remember: although recycling is very important, it still takes energy and other resources – keep […] Read more
These gardening tips will help your plants survive the summer months, any time you’re facing a drought or a long spell of hot weather. Like our other vegan garden tips, they are simple, straightforward and easy to put into practice. 1. Fertilize well. Helping your plants thrive is often a case of proper planning, placement […] Read more
Green Beans: Nutrition Growing Variations Where and When to Plant Differences between Pole and Bush Beans How to Plant Green Beans Green Beans: Care, Watering, Fertilizing Days to Harvest and How to Harvest Bugs and Diseases to Watch Out For Important Points and Extra Tips Green Bean Nutrition: Green Beans (also called snap or string […] Read more
After spending a year volunteering on different farms and subsequently helping to host volunteers as a grower, I’ve learned a lot about what make a “good volunteer” and how to find the farm that is right for you.
Many plants that are still classified as weeds have received a bad reputation due to their ability to quickly cultivate the barren earth. But was fertile soil really meant to be left bare? Could it be that weeds are serving a much-needed purpose in your garden or lawn?
When children are encouraged to help in the garden or use nature to make art, it provides them with new opportunities to experience their place in the world and the interconnectedness of our universe.
Image by Ulrike Leone from Pixabay Any guide to growing kale will start out by telling you it is a cold weather crop, which tastes best after it has been touched by frost. I’m here to tell you that while cold weather may be kale’s preference, you can grow it during any season and […] Read more
If you’re new to veganic gardening and searching for alternatives to blood, bone and other so-called “organic” fertilizers, then this list of eco-friendly soil amendments will strengthen and support your green thumb.
While I enjoy the quiet reflective time that winter brings, I can’t help but dream of spring. Here is a collection of spring/summer photographs from our veganic garden along with simple tips to help you plan out your spring, summer or fall veggie patch.
Sprouts are a potent source of antioxidants and are alkalizing to the body. Both of these effects are essential for protecting against disease and strengthening the immune system.