Designing a food forest from the ground up can be an overwhelming and seemingly insurmountable task at the beginning. Working out what plants are good food forest plants, and even understanding what exactly is a food forest. I have created a series to help you in the design process. I will hold your hand while […]
When you’re sitting down in the late Winter, surrounded by seed catalogs, and your garden plan in front of you, you want a quick reference. How far apart can you plant? What pH do they need? How much water? What vegetables can you plant next to others? Which should you avoid? This quick and dirty […]
I’m always eager to get my hands on great new gardening books. No matter how long you have been gardening, there is always still so much to learn. This is one of the reasons why I love working in the garden. There is always room to continue growing and advancing at your craft. I’ve discovered […]
Used in Hispanic and Middle Eastern cuisine, cilantro is a great addition to your herb garden. Learn all you need to know about growing this delicious garnish at home.
When is the last time you ate a potato? I bet it was somewhat recently. I have to admit that, even though it’s unusual for me, I had a handful of potato chips this afternoon! Not the healthiest option, but sometimes that’s how life goes. But, the real question is, have you ever had a […]
Have you ever wondered why people start homesteading and farming? Here is a post that explains why Jen started to grow/raise her own food. She talks about how she feels that America is failing when it comes to their food system which prompted her family to start farming.