How to adjust the moisture of homegrown popcorn so that it pops well.
Learn to think differently and you can grow a garden without breaking the bank.
We have a saying around our house: When the pest control truck is at the neighbor’s house, all the spiders come over to our place because they know it is safe. Biodiversity is a top priority in my Northern California rural/suburban garden, and I work hard to have many plants, animals, insects, and, yes, arachnids represented.
A WWOOFer (Worldwide Opportunity on Organic Farms reflects on her second visit to an organic herb farm, where she learned more about plant harvesting, medicine making and natural building
Joseph Lofthouse shares tips for growing landrace popcorn.
Our Vegetable Garden Planner assists you in planting your fall garden by giving you planting dates specific to your location, projected harvest dates and more.
In “The Root Development of Vegetable Crops” botanist John E. Weaver meticulously illustrates the complex layers of vegetable root growth.
A perfectly ripe heirloom tomato is one of the great joys of summer, here are some tips for organizing your own heirloom tomato party.
“Grow a Sustainable Diet” is an upcoming book (spring, 2014) that helps you plan what to eat and what to grow, feeding you and the Earth while maintaining a small ecological footprint.
Landrace gardening allows us to minimize fertilization by selecting for plants that thrive in the pre-existing soil.
Trying to tend to kids AND a garden.
Making garlic powder is easy, and a good way to preserve a crop of split garlic.
Joseph Lofthouse shares how to maintain thriving populations of landrace vegetables in the garden.
How my dad defended himself from overly generous gardeners.
One of the oldest CSAs in the country and how they do it.
These seed-saving initiatives are working to conserve seed diversity across the globe through seed banks, seed exchanges and other innovative preservation techniques.
Learn about what goes on at the Heritage Harvest Festival in Virginia and the Mother Earth News Fair in Pennsylvania, both held in September.