Category Archives: Guide to gardening

SEASONAL PRODUCE FOR FEBRUARY

Buying what is in the season while it is at its peak is a simple method to save money on fruits and veggies. We have arrived in February, and organic fruit and vegetables may appear to be in short supply. However, there are still lots of wonderful things to be prepared using some of the […]

GARDEN LIME AND ITS USES

Garden lime is an incredible booster to one’s gardening aspirations, making the soil healthier by raising its pH levels.  It’s quite underrated actually, and we wanted to bring forth the many positives it brings to the table. Use garden lime to reduce the acidity of the soil. Don’t add too much garden lime to the […]

COMPANION PLANTING

They say two is better than one, and by most accounts, they’d be right. The adage applies all the same to some plants, who can form symbiotic relationships the sort which can help them both thrive. Here are some companion planting combinations you can take a look at!  Dill and cabbage – dill benefits the […]

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Everyday

Earth Day is on is here, and there are a lot of us who are looking to see what we can do in order to celebrate this special and important day. If you want to care for the Earth more, and you want to take the time to celebrate Earth Day, then this article will help you […]

Homesteading 101: Getting Started

The world is heating up and landfills are overflowing, and because of this more and more people are starting to take notice of the impact they have on the environment and are trying to do their part by reducing their dependence on natural resources. Many people are moving back to the countryside and homesteading, growing […]

Gardening Towards Environmental Sustainability

The idea behind sustainability is to minimize the impact that humans have on the earth. It is basically making sure we leave behind a planet that is safe for future generations to live and thrive. When it comes to gardening, following sustainable practices at home includes avoiding polluting chemicals, preserving natural resources, and reducing waste […]

Most Frequently Asked Questions about Pico

Hello there! If you’ve landed on this page, you probably have some burning questions related to growing in Pico. Don’t sweat it, we are here to help you and show you a way to grow hassle-free by answering a few of the most asked questions. Here are few FAQs to help you avoid some of […]

8 Reasons to Grow Your Own Food

Growing your own food is a one-stop solution to several environmental, health, and economic problems. Irrespective of whether you’re growing a single plant or an entire garden. Here we outline 8 very important benefits of growing your own produce. They’re enough to get anybody out in the garden! 1. Growing food can save you money […]

Save Space, Grow Vertically

Altifarm gives you the power to be self-reliant and grows farm-fresh edibles wherever you are. Now you can grow everything from herbs to root vegetables, take control of what you eat, and say no to chemicals and GMOs.

Even with limited space, anyone can grow a garden! People who live in spaces that lack large backyards, or who live in condos or apartments can embrace a space-saving garden that grows vertically instead of the traditional horizontal garden style. While the first thing that may come to your mind when I talk about a […]

Learn How to Pollinate Your Plants like a Bee

You must have probably heard someone complain that their tomato, cucumber, or squash plant’s flowers fall off or fail to set fruit even when fully bloomed? Or their strawberries produce very small deformed fruits. It can be quite astonishing especially when you hear it from someone who’s so much into gardening and strives to provide nearly […]