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Your Food is Free Albuquerque Resource Center

This page includes links to Growing + Planting Resources in the Land of Enchantment.
These are resources we believe in and hope will offer you knowledge and help!

They can help you understand the science of the various soils in our area and tell you what grows best here. Along with bugs, plant botany, plant diseases, growing fruits, and vegetables, caring for your lawn, and growing roses. 

The Master Composter organization provides basic composting classes for the general public + trains volunteers.

How composting worlds, the do's and don'ts, benefits, and building a composting system. Based in Austin, Tx but still applicable in ABQ!

NMSU's Seed to Supper course is a free online course designed to help guide the beginning gardener from soil prep to harvest! Sign up for their course above + download the book here!

NMSU: Growing Zones, Recommended Crop Varieties, and Planting and Harvesting Information for Home Vegetable Gardens in New Mexico

Resources for the propagation, harvesting, safe handling, drying, preserving, and recipes containing tomatoes.

Planting + Harvesting

Beautiful flowers, leaves, and fruit; provide much needed cooling shade; serve as habitat and food for birds and other wildlife; and, most importantly, produce healthful and delicious food

Many types of soils are used for growing grapes, but they are most successfully grown on sandy or fine sandy loams with average fertility and good drainage