Understanding your climate can help you plan your garden and maintain your homestead. This article is part 2 in a 4 part series discussing weather and climate for the backyard farmer.
Follow along with Kristi on a walk-through of soil testing with a chemical soil kit, observing how to collect soil and test it for pH, nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium.
Did you know a simple, dried fruit can be more than a snack? Discover just a few ways that barberries can be used as a medicine.
Learn more about how the weather and climate impact your own homestead. This is part 1 of a 4 part series.
Interested in using cold frames to extend your gardening season? This is my first year using them, but even in Upstate NY in the dead of winter I’ve found that you can have some productivity. . .
Reuse old items like canning lids and corks, and repurpose others like wooden spoons and paint sticks with these creative and simple DIY garden markers.