Bokashi composting allows you to compost much more waste generated in your home which ordinarily, would not be suitable for the compost heap. It is a composting method which uses anaerobic bacteria (those which live in low oxygen environments) to ferment (or pickle) the waste and is small enough to fit in a kitchen, making it ideal for urban homes.
Yes, this is a "Goldenrod" — not a weedy Goldenrod, but an extremely desirable one — and I highly recommend it for just about any garden. Be it a native, natural, wild or formal garden, there's a place for Solidago caesia.
Besides benefiting the environment by reducing the amount of waste that goes into landfills and providing your garden with black gold, composting can build and strengthen relationships with your community.
Hornworms are the scurge of a tomato plant but Braconidae Wasps are here to help.
Wouldn't you love to have fresh beets, carrots, turnips or potatoes all winter long? You can if you have a root cellar.
We'll give you information on how you can diversify your farm with non-traditional forest products — shiitake mushrooms being one of those products. Now is the time to source your logs for inoculating in the Spring. We'll give you information on logs needed and setting up your "log yard".
These four urban farming business plans show how you can start a gardening business in your backyard and earn a profit on a half acre or less. Learn which customers to target, the most profitable vegetables to grow, and how to design the most efficient planting system.
Cover crops or green manures have improved soil for thousands of years. We look at what one month of growth provides in an average raised bed.