Is there an easy way to get healthy, fresh, green foods even in the winter? Why yes, and it’s indoor gardening at its easiest — sprouting! You don’t need much more than a mason jar and some seeds to get started!
Part 3 in a 4 part series discussing weather and climate for the backyard farmer. Join me as I share some thoughts on traditional weather sayings used for centuries and the truth behind them.
How to figure out what you should be planting in February to ensure the earliest crops this spring! When to start seedlings Which seeds to direct sow Which seeds to start indoors
If you prefer to sprout some or all of your seeds indoors and have little room for a shelving system (complete with grow lights), this post is for you! Learn to build a light hut for seed sprouting in a few easy steps.
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.