As an edible landscaper, I get a lot of questions from people about what to plant in their yards – for this sunny spot, and that shady corner, along with my favorite question of all: What edible plants can I incorporate in to my yard? I’m obviously all about edible plants – and with amazing […]
Bloody Dock (Rumex Sanguineus) is also known as Red-Veined Sorrel or Bloodwort. This striking plant has vibrant green leaves with brilliant veins of burgundy-purple. The interesting thing about this particular plant is that not only can it be eaten like a lettuce or sauteed like a spinach, but it also has the healing properties of […]
Growing and using St. John’s Wort on your homestead – the benefits, uses and precautions of this amazing herb. St. John’s wort is native to Europe and is often considered a weed in many area. Far from a pernicious weed, this herb has many benefits and is worth a considering for your homestead herb garden. […]
Step by step harvesting guide for rosemary. Also find out how to use it medicinally and in food.
Leaf mold is a silent hero in the gardening world! We don’t hear much about it but, Leaf Mold could just be what your garden is missing! Read more to find out what leaf mold is, how you can make it yourself and ways to use it around your yard!
Biofilms offer benefits in weed control and soil warming. And they biodegrade within 2 seasons, eliminating the need to be picked up. Every ecologically-minded farmer who was using or wanted the benefits of regular plastic mulch, was happy to avoid adding more waste to the landfill. So, what happened? Well, it turns out that none […]