Spring is one of the busiest times around here. We usually try to get an extra project done during this time – the bugs aren’t out yet and there isn’t a huge amount of garden work to do. Once the garden kicks into gear, we will NOT have time for anything other than garden and garlic farm […]
Maybe you’ve seen the post going around facebook that shows a homesteader using zipties on his weed-whacker instead of the spool of weed-eater line? This post came across my facebook feed last week and seemed like an ingenious idea, so this weekend as I worked in the garden I gave it a try to see […]
There are two things that I love about my Back to Eden garden. The first is that I don’t have to water unless I’m germinating seeds. The rain does it all. I’ve pulled back the covering and checked the soil. It’s damp, but not soaked, a good 6″ down, even if we’ve gone through a […]
The definition of “weed” is far-reaching; a weed is just an unwanted plant. Here are 10 common ones to know and recognize in your garden.
By late summer, our edible gardens can look a little-shall we say-untidy. Before planting a fall garden, you’ll have to tidy up the summer garden to make room. Here’s how I prepare my beds for a fall garden.
Solarizing your garden is a great way to get rid of weeds, but this weeks reader’s question is what does it do to the nutrients? Read about this organic weeding method and increase the nutrients in your garden soil today!