Learn about the different varieties of garlic as well as how to grow, harvest, cure and store it for use!
Zone 4 gardening is a tough gig. The sub-zero temperatures of winter put a big damper on what perennials will survive in your garden or orchard. Stick that Zone 4 in Alaska and you add extra long winter, sunlight ranging from 19+ hours to less than 4 per day, the occasional summer that never gets […]
I am trying to get back to the old medicine. The way things were before doctors got big bonuses and freebies from big pharma. Herbal medicine, food as medicine, healthy lifestyle and natural remedies. I am just beginning on this journey but I have made a start in basic herbal remedies. Medicinal herbs are essentials […]
I’ll be totally honest with you. My garden is lousy this year. I may be an Alaskan Master Gardener, but with no time to do anything in the garden, there just isn’t much happening with it this year. A good garden can so often be something that is completely out of your hands, so I’ve […]
Fall is on the horizon, and it starts to feel like it’s time to put your garden to rest. Not so fast! Do I have some ideas for you! There are still some flowers and plants that are the autumn jewels of the garden world. From flowers to grasses, there are always ways to add […]
Whether you just bought a new homestead (like us!) or are expanding an existing garden, at some point you’ll have to start a new garden from scratch. There it is – a big open lawn, or bare dirt spot, or area of your property you want to turn into a vegetable or herb garden. But […]