January is the month my fingers get itching to plant onion seed. Luckily there are a few things you can plant by seed as early as January here in the PNW, even earlier in milder parts. In this post, I will teach you how I plant onion seed indoors. It is usually the first thing […]
This article will teach you how to plant onion seedlings for a healthy robust onion harvest in late summer. To learn how to grow your own onion seedlings, please see my How to Plant Onion Seed article from my Seed Starting 101 Series. In that article I discuss the pros and cons of planting onions […]
Do you grow enough onions to keep your family in fresh home grown onions all winter long? In this article, I will go over choosing the correct onion varieties to grow, and how to properly store them to keep them for fresh eating until the end of winter/early spring. As a homesteader and gardener, my […]
Is 2019 the year you’re finally going to grow food? Or maybe it’s the year you get serious about growing enough veggies to stop buying them at the store? If so, you may already find yourself inundated with seed catalogs…and like an 18th-century sailor hypnotized by the siren’s song, you might be under the spell […]
Blue Jarrahdale Pumpkins are one of my favorite foods to grow. Everyone who has a vegetable garden should grow them! If you don’t, you will see them at your neighbors house and wish you had some of your own! Really! It is almost seed buying time, so definitely put these on your list! Come see […]
A guest post written by Margy Lutz. Margy describes her life on a float Cabin Home on Powell Lake in Coastal British Colombia. She has a very special float garden. Her husband writes interesting books about their off-grid life.