We moved to our new house in the country and now it’s time to set up the new garden!
It was an easy project to build our potato towers and now that the potatoes are growing, it is time to hill them. Here is how we are hilling potatoes in towers.
Hydroponics refers to any gardening system that uses primarily water instead of soil as the method of distributing nutrients. The word comes from the marriage of two different root words: Hydro meaning “water” and ponic meaning “to work.” Hydroponics is literally “the work of water,” the art of growing plants using water. The environmental impacts […]
When we think of growing food for our family right outside our door, there are all kinds of excuses that can crop up to stop us in our tracks. That’s because we have a certain idea of what a garden or micro-farm should look like. Here are five myths about micro-farming that can keep you […]
Colder weather means it’s time to put your garden to bed. As you harvest the last of your gardens it’s time to start thinking about next year. By putting in the prep during the fall you can get a jump start on the next year’s gardening without as much work. It’s also a good idea […]
The other day I had a friend tell me she’d never had success at gardening and wished she could be as good at growing things as I am. It took me by surprise. I had never considered gardening something I’m particularly good at doing. Obsessed with it. Yes. But good at it? My plants die […]