There was a lesson in gardening that I learned later in life, friends. That lesson has to do with compost, and the essential role it plays on our urban homestead. Composting is important for a few reasons. First, the more yard and kitchen waste that goes into compost the less that takes up space in […]
There are many methods for growing potatoes out there from growing in tires to straw bales, all of them have pros and cons but this method is one of the best and easiest around.
We’re in the Deep South, that’s growing zone 8 here in the U.S., so we have a nice long growing season. I pretty much have a garden year around. One thing that I really appreciate about our long growing season is that it affords us lots of room for trial and error. We can replant […]
Radishes are known for being easy to grow in the garden, but did you know you can grow them in containers too? Radishes are a favorite in our house and we grow them in as many places as we can! You can add radishes to salads, sandwiches, munch on them raw, saute them with other […]
Weeds are often the first plants to turn green and bloom in the spring. While they are considered a nuisance for the average homeowner, they provide an important service to beneficial pollinators like bees. Read on to discover why leaving some room for weeds in your yard is a good thing!
In the two years now of farming, I have come across many tips and ideas that have worked for me. I would like to share them with you.