When is the right time to start seeds?

When is the right time to start seeds?

Nothing says Spring like fresh herbs, but in order to maximize your harvest preparation is key! By starting seeds indoors towards the end of winter, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running and can start enjoying your harvest weeks earlier. So when is the right time...

How To Grow Herbs From Seed Successfully Every Time

How To Grow Herbs From Seed Successfully Every Time

Growing your own herbs from seed can be a really fun little project. The satisfaction of being able to say “I grew that” as you serve it up for dinner is hard to match, not to mention it’s a great way to save money compared to both buying seedlings at the nursery or...

How To Grow A Garden In Winter

How To Grow A Garden In Winter

Usually, during the winter fresh local food options become severely limited, especially if (like us) you’re based up North. Don’t get us wrong; we love pumpkins, potatoes, and other root vegetables, but after a while we find ourselves craving something green!  The...

Best Herbs To Grow Indoors This Winter

Best Herbs To Grow Indoors This Winter

Winter can be tough, and not just because of the weather. Depending on where you live, you might be dealing with limp lettuces, tasteless tomatoes and <gasps!!> maybe even dried herbs.  It doesn't have to be this way though. There's light at the end of this...

5 Gardening Projects Made From Recycled Household Items

5 Gardening Projects Made From Recycled Household Items

National Recycling Day is November 15 (2019), and to get you in the mood (and hopefully a little inspired!) we've come up with 5 Eco-Friendly Gardening Projects that use recycled household items. #reduce #re-use and #recycle!   Window Farm The Window Farm (pictured in...

Soil vs Hydroponic Gardening – Pros and Cons

Soil vs Hydroponic Gardening – Pros and Cons

Things are about to get a little bit dirty here at Urban Leaf, and we wanted to explain why...We’re Going To Be Launching A Range Of Soil-Based Indoor Gardening Kits As some of you will recall, Urban Leaf launched in 2017 via a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter...

Is it Organic? And Is That Even The Right Question?

Is it Organic? And Is That Even The Right Question?

“Is it Organic?” we hear you ask. It’s one of the most common questions we get about our products - and rightly so. An interest in how ones’ food is produced, and what goes into it, is often a strong motivator for growing your own. It's an important topic and a big...

Customizable Gardening Gifts – Sprouting To Life This Holiday Season!

Customizable Gardening Gifts – Sprouting To Life This Holiday Season!

Available For Christmas 2019 Are you tired of giving your guests, family or clients the same old pens, t-shirts of boring coffee mugs each year? What if there were a way to offer them a unique gardening gift with your personal touch?Urban Leaf is pleased to offer our...

Tabouli Salad

Tabouli Salad

Original Source: Here   A traditionally Mediterranean dish, this Tabouli Salad is known for being a tasty, colorful way to incorporate healthy foods into your diet. The fresh, unique flavor comes from the amalgamation of crunchy vegetables and light herbs (which...

5 Household Items You Can Re-Purpose To Start An Herb Garden

5 Household Items You Can Re-Purpose To Start An Herb Garden

Spring is here and summer's just around the corner! That means this is a great time to start your indoor garden. One of the best parts of indoor gardening is the fun you can have reusing everyday items to grow things like fresh herbs and vegetables. As you may have...