1. 2013-05-22 Aquaponic gardening is very good for both plant and fish. The fish can benefit from cleaned water and the plants can benefit from the fertilizer produced from fish waste. Above all, aquaponic gardening is a great way to save space in your farm be it your backyard or anywhere else.
  2. 2012-03-01 3- 7years This beautifully told story follows Billy from early spring to late summer as he helps his grandpa on his vegetable patch. They dig the hard ground, sow rows of seeds, and keep them watered and safe from slugs. When harvest time arrives they can pick all the vegetables and fruit they...
  3. 2011-04-05 What a better way to connect with children and with the natural world than through gardening? Team up with the youngsters in your care on scores of fun outdoor and indoor garden-related activities. Share the joy of watching plants and the animals that live among them grow and flourish as you...
  4. This helpful, richly illustrated Q&A guide overflows with pruning advice for trees, shrubs, topiary, climbers, fruit trees, and hedges. Discover why certain plants need pruning (for example, to limit growth or encourage flowering or fruiting shoots). Troubleshooting tips.
  5. This book discusses gardening options in dry desert climates. Included are planting, garden maintenance, soil preparation, and challenges such as insects and idseases.
  6. Key Resource
    2000-01-21 ECHO is frequently asked, by groups or individuals from North America, to suggest vegetable seeds to take with them on short trips overseas. Often the group is a “work team” that is being sent by a church. Someone with the group they are going to visit has asked them to bring vegetable seeds. Or...
  7. 2014-11-07 Drip Irrigation is a technique that allows you to consistently water your entire crop. This technique is especially helpful during a drought or dry season. This technique must be combined with Raised Planting Beds. Please watch our animation on Raised Planting Beds before attempting Drip...
  8. 2014-11-07 Farming with raised planting beds is a great way to keep your crop safe and increase your yields. This agricultural technique reduces soil compaction and improves the quality of the soil. It protects your plants during times of excess rainfall. This animation describes how to implement this...
  9. 2014-11-07 Compost can be used to improve the quality of your soil. You can use plant materials, animal manure and kitchen scraps to create compost. Compost will add nutrients and organic matter to your soil. This animation explains the process of creating and storing compost. Scientific Animations Without...