Our first worm bin was a gift, and we fussed over our new collection of worms like new parents. Unfortunately, our inexperience led to some problems. Here’s a look at the new bin, the mistakes we made, and the problems that ensued.
Sometimes things go wrong in a worm bin and fruit flies develop. Learn how to get rid of them quickly, and how to avoid getting them again in the future.
Take a tour of our edible landscape, where we mixed edibles into the landscape that is neighbor-approved.
Edible landscaping is an easy way to grow food while keeping a front yard beautiful and tidy. Based on lessons I learned from keeping an edible front yard for five years, this article will help you create a bountiful edible landscape.
The other day a person overheard me waxing poetic about the potatoes we grew last year and the plans to improve the harvest this year. They came over and asked some questions about methods and whatnot then they said, “It is too expensive to get everything you need to start growing food.” It surprises me […]
This year, we are switching things up in the garden. We have limited space to grow our crops in and no ability to expand it in our current situation. Instead of planting a lot of variety and getting smaller harvests, this year we are going to focus on the common ‘staples’ such as potatoes, green […]