Blend the best principles of biointensive gardening and square-foot gardening to devise a customized, highly productive intensive gardening system.
Best Crops for Self-Sufficiency
Fill your pantry and boost your food security by growing these 10 space-efficient, calorie-rich staple crops that return high yields and store easily sans fossil fuels.
Attract Beneficial Earthworms
Joel Salatin is in awe of the benefits of earthworms and worm castings on Polyface Farms, where the hard-working critters boost soil health and increase farm productivity. He offers tips on how to attract earthworms to your farm or homestead.
How to Make Compost
Choose from the many easy ways to make compost for increased garden productivity: low-cost homemade bins, piles sans bins, chicken power, pest-proof tumblers — even indoor worm bins!