About Todd Heft

Todd Heft is an organic gardener and freelance garden writer who lives in the Lehigh Valley, PA and has gardened for most of his life. When he isn't writing or reading about organic gardening, he's gardening. His first book, "Homegrown Tomatoes: The Step-By-Step Guide to Growing Delicious Organic Tomatoes In Your Garden" is available on Amazon now. Google

Review: GreenStalk Vertical Gardening System

green stalk vertical gardening system

The idea behind the Green Stalk Vertical Gardening System is to minimize watering and provide a large enough vertical garden to grow a wide variety of flowers, fruits and vegetables. It’s ideal for the would-be gardener who only has a patio, deck, porch or balcony to grow on. Continue reading

How to Grow Leafy Green Vegetables like Lettuce, Spinach and Kale

how to grow leafy greens

One of the first crops I harvest from my vegetable garden every year are young leafy green vegetables. Spinach, kale, head lettuce, leaf lettuces, arugula, bok choy and domesticated dandelion are among my favorites, and together they make a great spring salad or stir fry. Continue reading