Author Archives: Rachyl

“How to Plant a Chocolate Tomato” – It’s Easy Once You Know These Steps!

The chocolate tomato plant is a hardy variety that grows well in most regions of the world. ” Beefsteak tomato variety has a big following among celebrity chefs for its rich chocolate flavor and beautiful chocolate tone. Also called “Queen Anne tomato” it was originally bred in South Africa. The smaller tomato version, the “Baby […]

The Best Organic Potting Soil For Vegetables

In order to grow healthy, attractive and nutrient rich vegetables, you need the best organic potting soil for vegetables. You can have all the equipment, techniques and fertilizers you want, but if your soil is not ideal, neither will your vegetables. Organic vegetable gardening may sound like a daunting task but it can actually be […]

Compost For Plants – Adding Moisture to Your Compost Can Help Your Microorganisms Do Their Job Faster

Composting for plants is a great way to improve the health of your soil, reduce your gardening costs, and add essential nutrients to your soil. It is not however, a very quick or easy process. It can take weeks before your plants start to sprout, and it may take a few months before they actually […]

Reasons to Grow Organic Heirloom Seeds

Organic heirloom seeds share a rich ancient history with tales of adventure, discovery and culinary ecstasy that started many generations back. From the time that your very first monthly delivery of GrowJourney organic seeds arrives at your door, you’ll be experiencing the same sense of connectedness to food that do the people who use it […]

How to Grow Tomatoes in Raised Beds – Step 2

If you want to grow tomatoes in raised beds, you’ll need some good tomato plant guides for your home garden. One of the biggest differences between typical home gardening and raising tomatoes in raised beds is that the soil has to be much richer than what you would usually find in a traditional garden. This […]

Care For Your Tomato Plant Trellis

Tomatoes are a very tasty succulent fruit that can be grown in the garden, but to grow them you need to have some tomato plant trellises. Tomatoes are fairly easy plants to grow in most climates and conditions. Here are some tomato plant guides to help you get started and then some tomato garden tips […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Creating Garden Compost – The 3-Step Process of Homemade Organic Fertilizer For Vegetables

If you have been considering the benefits of a good organic fertilizer, you might be surprised to know that they can be applied even outside of the home. There are different types and quality levels of organic fertilizers available, so learning how to make your own at home will not take long. Using a slow-release […]

What You Need To Know About Organic Soil Amends And Compost

Everyone has a right to own a healthy, productive, organic garden, to learn what goes into our food and how to feed our family with real food. Real food should always be pesticide free, grown organically without the use of chemicals and as natural as possible. Soil conditioners or organic soil amendments are one of […]

Pesticides for Tomato Plants – Chemical Versus Natural Pesticides

Essential oils are powerful, natural substances that are effective as natural pesticides for tomato plants, too. They deter insects, while being completely non-toxic. Several different essential oils work with each other in different ways: this is also an excellent natural remedy for tomato diseases and fungal infections, too. When you need to know how to […]