Seed saving (also known as “brown-bagging”) is an amazing skill to learn. Not only do you save money and control the quality of your plants from year-to-year, it’s a very rewarding step towards self-sufficiency. Imagine this: No dashing to the store to discover all of the “good tomato seeds” have been sold out for the […]
So you’ve planned your vegetable garden down to the very last nook and cranny. You’ve figured out where to place everything and there is no soil unfilled. Are you left wishing your garden was just a bit bigger? What if I told you that you might be able to produce even more using the same […]
My property is just under 1/4 acre and it is forced to fulfill many purposes. The buildings alone take up a third of the area and the rest has to occupy poultry, children’s toys and still offer space for my flower gardens. That is a lot of work for a little piece of land. However, […]
Growing potatoes is a pretty straightforward process. I’ve even harvested potatoes from volunteer plants that grew from compost scraps. They can be grown in the garden or in pots for smaller spaces.