As a new gardener I was eager to grow my own tomatoes, but felt a little overwhelmed about some of the terminology thrown out there associated with this favorite garden vegetable. Here is a post that covers some of the things I wish I had known when I was just starting out.
I have found, through years of practice, that people garden in order to make something grow; to interact with nature; to share, to find sanctuary, to heal, to honor the earth, to leave a mark. Through gardening, we feel whole as we make our personal work of art upon our land. – Julie Moir Messervy, […]
To some people it is a science but to us, it’s just composting. Read this post to see how we do it on our little urban homestead.
If you have a vegetable, fruit, egg, honey, or any other homegrown item overflow, you probably would much rather turn that overflow into income rather than simply throw it away. You might also use a little more forethought than I did, and actually plan your homegrown produce for future sale.
Reconnecting to your own food production changes your perspective on everyday things around you. Here are some ways that homesteading has changed my outlook.
Tomatoes are definitely one of those vegetables that can grow over 10 feet and take a huge amount of space, or stay compact and perfect for containers depending on the variety you choose. Here are some of the varieties that will do well in container plantings.