Bryan Traficante

Bryan Traficante is one of the co-founders of Garden In Minutes, where he and his family have one mission: making it easier for people to build and grow great gardens. They’re the inventors of the Garden Grid watering system, crafters of modular garden beds, and share their time-saving gardening advice on Facebook, Pinterest, and their blog, aptly named Easy Growing.

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Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For


Plants often give off warning signs when they’re not doing well. For new growers, it may be difficult to translate what these signs mean.

Summertime Gardening Tips to Help Your Plants Survive the Heat Summertime Gardening Tips to Help Your Plants Survive the Heat Summertime Gardening Tips to Help Your Plants Survive the Heat Summertime Gardening Tips to Help Your Plants Survive the Heat


Gardening during any season has its challenges, but summer can be one of the most brutal. Heat dries up the soil and burns a plant’s...

Why You Should Choose Cedar for Your Next Garden Bed Project Why You Should Choose Cedar for Your Next Garden Bed Project Why You Should Choose Cedar for Your Next Garden Bed Project Why You Should Choose Cedar for Your Next Garden Bed Project


While there are other options, nothing beats cedar when it comes to building a raised garden bed.

What You Need to Know About Transplanting Your Young Plants What You Need to Know About Transplanting Your Young Plants What You Need to Know About Transplanting Your Young Plants What You Need to Know About Transplanting Your Young Plants


Transplanting can extend a plant’s growing season and protect young and delicate plants while avoiding the cooler weather outside.

The Power of Raised Garden Beds The Power of Raised Garden Beds The Power of Raised Garden Beds The Power of Raised Garden Beds


If starting a raised garden is on your to-do list, but you aren’t confident in your carpentry skills or thrilled with the idea of bending...

Not Just for Festivals: Beer Gardens Can Help Plants Thrive Not Just for Festivals: Beer Gardens Can Help Plants Thrive Not Just for Festivals: Beer Gardens Can Help Plants Thrive Not Just for Festivals: Beer Gardens Can Help Plants Thrive


Beer, one of America’s favorite alcoholic beverages, can be used for more than a tailgate or night on the town. Bryan Traficante explains...

Operation Aphid: Combatting the Garden Pest Operation Aphid: Combatting the Garden Pest Operation Aphid: Combatting the Garden Pest Operation Aphid: Combatting the Garden Pest


The bane of many growers, the diminutive aphid can cause big problems in your garden. While most plants can withstand minor aphid...

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