One of the most important skills to learn is gardening. The ability to grow your own food and maintain your own sustainability is a key point in homesteading and prepping. While you may not be able to produce all your own food, you have the capability to produce a lot of it. You can also […]
Want healthy tomato plants loaded with fruit? I tried this last year and it worked really well so I thought I needed to share so you can have healthy tomato plants too. I know there are all kinds of tips, steps, instructions etc. listed on Pinterest and other various sites, but I can speak from […]
It may seem obvious – tomatoes are ready to pick when they are evenly a lush red color. But what if, like me, you are waiting for a pink variety to go red before harvesting them? Each variety of heirloom tomatoes look different when they are ripe. Some old-fashioned tomatoes are yellow, some orange, some […]
Right this minute, especially if you live in the Northeast, most of our gardens are in hibernation mode. We might have some houseplants blooming, maybe an amaryllis or some paperwhites. As far as the outdoor gardens go, there still might be some snow to deal with and some February storms to come. In the meantime, […]
There are so many benefits to gardening with plasticulture. One of the biggest benefits is increased growth rates and production. I’ll give you an in depth report of what our plasticulture garden looks like just three weeks after starting it. Spoiler alert- we have already started harvesting!
There are many reasons that you should consider starting your vegetable plants from seeds, if you don’t already. This article lists my top five reasons for starting them from seeds.