Monica Mansfield

After owning an indoor garden store for 5 1/2 years, Monica sold the business and started a 7-acre homestead with her husband, Owen. Monica is passionate about gardening, sustainable living, and holistic health. She writes about these topics and her homestead adventures on her blog, The Nature Life Project

Articles by Monica Mansfield


Nematodes Nematodes Nematodes Nematodes


Nematodes are among the oldest organisms on the planet and can either destroy a garden or help it thrive. Monica Mansfield gives us some...

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It’s never a good thing when you’ve consumed too much cannabis and begin greening out. It can be downright scary, but there are ways to...

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Though it isn’t quite time to get back into the garden, it’s a good time to get ready for the outdoor growing season by starting your seeds...

Growroom Climate Hydroponics Growroom Climate Hydroponics Growroom Climate Hydroponics Growroom Climate Hydroponics


When dialing in the climate in your greenhouse, think about Goldilocks. The temperature shouldn’t be too hot or too cold, the air shouldn’t...

Hydroponic Nutrient Management Hydroponic Nutrient Management Hydroponic Nutrient Management Hydroponic Nutrient Management


When you choose to grow hydroponically, it becomes your responsibility to ensure your plants are receiving what they need to be healthy and...

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Manure is known to be an effective fertilizer in the garden, but there is considerable science behind effective application.

Can Cannabis Treat Epilepsy? Can Cannabis Treat Epilepsy? Can Cannabis Treat Epilepsy? Can Cannabis Treat Epilepsy?


More research is needed, but early indications suggest cannabis can help reduce epileptic seizures in people. Monica Mansfield explores...

Canna We All Be Happy? Joanna Clifton’s Story Canna We All Be Happy? Joanna Clifton’s Story Canna We All Be Happy? Joanna Clifton’s Story Canna We All Be Happy? Joanna Clifton’s Story


In pain, numb and depressed, Joanna Clifton spent years feeling unfulfilled and emotionless. She eventually turned to cannabis oil to ease...

Q&A by Monica Mansfield


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You already touched on the importance of your fertilizer program, so first and foremost, be sure you have that dialed in. Choose...

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