how to select the right pot for herbs and vegetables

how to select the right pot for herbs and vegetables

Starting a herb or vegetable garden from seed is an incredibly rewarding experience, but making sure they grow up to be happy and healthy plants does require a little planning regarding their long term 'accommodation' arrangements. If you're wondering how to select...

8 Vegetables Loaded With Vitamin C

8 Vegetables Loaded With Vitamin C

Vegetables and Fruits that are Known Flu Symptom Regressors Immunity has been the buzz word on everyone’s minds in light of recent events. When the Coronavirus pandemic first hit, drugstores and supermarkets were wiped out of every “immune boosting” vitamin and...

COVID-19: Updates and Announcements

COVID-19: Updates and Announcements

The purpose on this page is to keep you, our Urban Leaf family, updated on how we are handling the COVID-19 situation and to inform you of the impact it is having on our business. Things are changing rapidly, and more than anything we hope that you are staying safe...

7 Vegetable Garden Ideas You Can Plant Now In Time For Summer

7 Vegetable Garden Ideas You Can Plant Now In Time For Summer

Fastest Growing Vegetable Crops That You Can Start Right Now Can you think of anything better than fresh, perfectly ripe and ready to eat vegetables just in time for summer? Especially if they come from your own urban garden or backyard. Read on, for some tips for...

How COVID-19 Is Changing The Way We Eat

How COVID-19 Is Changing The Way We Eat

 Urban Agriculture and the Benefits of Growing Your Own Food If the Coronavirus has taught us anything, it may be that as a society we are grossly under-prepared to deal with a crisis of this magnitude. In the US at least, Government policy and subsidies have for...

How to Grow Peppers Indoors

How to Grow Peppers Indoors

To wrap up our monthly blog series on growing your own vegetables at home, we’re covering the third and final plant in our new Mini Fruit & Veggie Kit - peppers! So it's time to crank some RHCP and get ready for your sweetest pepper harvest yet! Prep the Site...

How to Grow Rosemary and Other Mediterranean Herbs

How to Grow Rosemary and Other Mediterranean Herbs

How do you decide which herbs to bring to your urban kitchen garden? Maybe you’ll choose based on which herbs are easiest to grow, or maybe you’ll check out your pantry, your pallet, and your recipe plans to see which herbs would be most worthwhile for your household....

How to Grow Tomatoes At Home

How to Grow Tomatoes At Home

Last week we learned how to grow the sweetest red fruit (strawberries), and this week we’re covering another popular red fruit (yes, they are technically a fruit); Tomatoes!  Tomatoes are THE perfect crop to grow in your home, as there are so many uses! You can add...

How To Grow Strawberries At Home

How To Grow Strawberries At Home

Do you remember that book The Little Mouse and The Red Ripe Strawberry? Maybe you read it to your kids when they were little, or you remember reading it yourself as a child. That book was so enticing because of the promise of this BIG, red, ripe fruit! It always made...

How To Make Your Own Self Watering Herb Garden

How To Make Your Own Self Watering Herb Garden

Want to grow fresh herbs, but afraid you don’t have that green thumb? Fear not! You can make your own self watering herb garden, meaning you’ll never have to worry about when, where, or how much to water, therefore freeing you from the one major responsibility of...