We have a 70 day growing season here–and if we’re lucky, we get to use about 60 of them. I’ve learned to be super careful about what I plant and where I plant it. Thankfully, there are ways to extend your growing season wherever you live. Do you use any of these methods to give […]
Making a safe habitat for wildlife will help the future.
Gardening has such a huge learning curve. When I decided I wanted to learn how to grow enough produce to sustain my family of 4 a few years back, I searched the internet high and low for sample large scale garden plans. I never did find what I was looking for, so I decided to […]
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 […]
Caring for the soil is crucial to the long-term viability of our gardens and agricultural systems. Yet one of the biggest mistakes is contributing to soil erosion. In this post, we’ll talk about what’s at stake and 5 ways you can prevent soil erosion.
At the Herbal Academy, we believe in cultivating awareness of our interconnectedness with the living communities all around us. When we use the earth’s resources with wisdom and respect, all of us (plants, animals, humans) will live far more healthy and abundant lives. A key way we enjoy these gifts is by consuming herbs for […]