Throughout our journey, we’ve come across some fantastic resources to help you along your journey.
General Gardening Resources
- Mother Earth News: They are the ‘Original Guide to Wiser Living,’ as stated on their site! This magazine and website extensively cover topics ranging from organic gardening to DIY projects and renewable energy resources. They offer an entire section devoted to all things related to “Organic Gardening”, including pest control.
- Oak Leaf Gardening: A UK based site, which offers excellent information for many areas across the world. The site also has an extensive list of solutions, organized alphabetically.
- Rodale’s Organic Life: They provide excellent information on container gardening for those living in hostile micro-climates or city apartments.
- Ashridge Nurseries Pollination Checker: Use their awesome pollination tool to discover what fruit trees you should plant nearby for the most bountiful harvest!
- Uncle Lukes Companion Planting Chart: Use this chart to easily determine which of your veggies and herbs can benefit from one another.
- Medical Jane: Getting Started with Medical Marijuana: An all-around great resource for everything related to medical cannabis!
- High Times: 21 best Grow Room Tips & Tricks from Pros: Tips and tricks for growing cannabis from some of the most knowledgeable in the field.
- THC Farmer: A very thorough community forum for all things related to growing cannabis at home.
- Functional Soil Microbiome: Belowground Solutions to an Aboveground Problem: This is an excellent overview of studies on the microbiome in terms of food security, with several pages of references to studies.
- Plant, Root, and Soil Microbiome: A vast collection of research papers on the microbiome for those that are really interested in learning all about the microbiome.
- Earth Microbiome Project: An entire website dedicated to the microbiome. The project is a systematic attempt to characterize global microbial taxonomic and functional diversity for the benefit of the planet and humankind.
Soil & Compost Resources
- Gardening with Microbes: A great resource to learn all about the science behind living soil.
- Healthy Soil Microbes, Health People: An excellent introductory article on soil microbiomes and human health.
- Soil Science Comes to Life: An article on the science of soil and the microbes within.
- Tips on Starting a Composting System at Home: Tips and tricks on starting a composting bin at home. Of course, you can check out our how-to on composting here as well.