Jeff Walters

Jeff Walters is a former marine who spends most of his time outdoors fishing, hiking, hunting and gardening. He is a self-educated former martial arts instructor, published author, hot rod enthusiast and co-founder of many outdoor-related websites. His current focus in on green energy and learning how to live a sustainable lifestyle.

Articles by Jeff Walters


Farm to Table: Bell Book & Candle Farm to Table: Bell Book & Candle Farm to Table: Bell Book & Candle Farm to Table: Bell Book & Candle


By using aeroponic towers on his restaurant’s roof in New York City’s West Village, Chef John Mooney is taking responsibly sourced produce...

Farm to Table: Future Foods Farms Farm to Table: Future Foods Farms Farm to Table: Future Foods Farms Farm to Table: Future Foods Farms


With a large organic farm that raises fish along with produce by using aquaponics, Adam Navidi’s Future Foods Farms also utilizes fruit...

How Winter Weather Can Affect Your Indoor Garden How Winter Weather Can Affect Your Indoor Garden How Winter Weather Can Affect Your Indoor Garden How Winter Weather Can Affect Your Indoor Garden


Gardeners new to indoor growing often overlook how the outside weather systems affect the plants growing in their completely sealed rooms....

The History Of Hydro The History Of Hydro The History Of Hydro The History Of Hydro


We always hear that history repeats itself. This is so true when discussing hydroponic and aquaponic gardens.

Knowing The Difference: What is Wrong with my Garden? Knowing The Difference: What is Wrong with my Garden? Knowing The Difference: What is Wrong with my Garden? Knowing The Difference: What is Wrong with my Garden?


Knowing the difference between a nutrient deficiency, a virus and a disease is what sets better gardeners and cultivators apart from the...

Farm to Table: Hamilton Hospitality Farm to Table: Hamilton Hospitality Farm to Table: Hamilton Hospitality Farm to Table: Hamilton Hospitality


Though Eleven Eleven Mississippi Bar and Bistro is located in St. Louis’s oldest neighborhood, owners Paul and Wendy Hamilton have cooked...

Worm Tea: The Secrets to Organic Gardening Worm Tea: The Secrets to Organic Gardening Worm Tea: The Secrets to Organic Gardening Worm Tea: The Secrets to Organic Gardening


Many gardeners already know the not-so-secret advantages of using worm tea to fertilize their gardens, but not all are aware of the various...

Grey Water Tips & Tricks: Adding a Touch of Grey to Your Summer Grey Water Tips & Tricks: Adding a Touch of Grey to Your Summer Grey Water Tips & Tricks: Adding a Touch of Grey to Your Summer Grey Water Tips & Tricks: Adding a Touch of Grey to Your Summer


Across the United States, more households are choosing to add grey water conversion kits to their household plumbing. Why? To save money...

How to be Squeaky Clean in Your Indoor Garden How to be Squeaky Clean in Your Indoor Garden How to be Squeaky Clean in Your Indoor Garden How to be Squeaky Clean in Your Indoor Garden


Keeping your garden clean is the easiest way to avoid the use of harsh pesticides on your plants. Here’s how to be squeaky clean in your...

How to Detect Tobacco Mosaic Virus in Your Plants How to Detect Tobacco Mosaic Virus in Your Plants How to Detect Tobacco Mosaic Virus in Your Plants How to Detect Tobacco Mosaic Virus in Your Plants


Many growers who use tobacco end up introducing tobacco mosaic virus into their gardens at one time or another.

Farm to Table: Whisknladle Farm to Table: Whisknladle Farm to Table: Whisknladle Farm to Table: Whisknladle


Gabriel Mauser has his hands (and ladles) full most of the time as produce and beverage manager for five restaurants that the Whisknladle...

The Aquaponics Revolution: How to Get Started The Aquaponics Revolution: How to Get Started The Aquaponics Revolution: How to Get Started The Aquaponics Revolution: How to Get Started


Aquaponics is an appealing method of gardening that is catching on in a big way across the United States.

A Crash Course in Container Gardening A Crash Course in Container Gardening A Crash Course in Container Gardening A Crash Course in Container Gardening


Take advantage of this crash course on container gardening, so you’ll know what to ask the next time you’re at the store making your...

50 Shades of Grey Water 50 Shades of Grey Water 50 Shades of Grey Water 50 Shades of Grey Water


Water quality matters, and these days, so does water conservation. Enter the use of grey water, which can benefit your garden if it is...

Q&A by Jeff Walters



Aquaponics, which is the use of a live fish farm to feed the hydroponic garden set-up, is a great way to garden that helps conserve water...

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