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How to Grow a Sunflower

How to Grow a Sunflower GoodGirlGoneGreen.com

Of all the seeds I have ever placed in the ground, sunflower seeds are the most likely to produce, survive, and develop into astounding gorgeousness. They are reliable, edible, and beautiful. I prefer the giant sunflower varieties like Mammoth Russian and Mammoth Grey. This year’s favorite variety is Lemon Queen Organic Heirloom from Botanical Interests. Just […]

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How to Compost in the City

City and suburban composting is definitely possible. All you need is a small yard area or even a balcony space. Add rain-barrels (like his one -affiliate link) and a small compost bin and you are all set. Making new soil is easy to do in this small space. To help beautify the area a bit, […]

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How to Plant a Tomato

Mid-summer is one of my favorite times of the year; it is when the tomato harvest is coming on hard and strong. Above you see a photo that shows how my tomatoes are growing this season – ripening up nicely! Fresh tomatoes are like manna from heaven and I could eat them right off the […]

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How to Grow Dinosaur Kale

Last year in early spring, while others were still shivering from 30 degree temps, I bundled up and headed out to my local nursery to find some plants for a local T.V show appearance. The T.V show appearance featured plants you can plant in a spring container. From the moment my eye first landed on […]

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Composting 101- Learn How to Compost

Learn how to compost the right way

Shawna Coronando is back this week sharing her composting wisdom. I just adore her, and the fact that she oozes green, and has the most wonderful and upbeat personality- you can’t help, but love her! The only thing I do applaude is that she donates some of her produce to her local food pantry when […]

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