8/29/2014
Seed libraries are meeting new challenges that point to the need for better education and understanding with the public, and with those charged with enforcing seed laws. Learn about the opportunities that are open in this evolving social movement.
8/29/2014
How you harvest and save seeds depends on whether a crop is dry-seeded or wet-seeded. Here are the steps for collecting and cleaning seed from a dry-seeded crop like chervil.
8/29/2014
Lavender has many uses, from culinary to medicinal. It is a beautiful plant and easy to grow.
8/29/2014
Tips for keeping your summer garden producing at top output. This is the time of year that warm season crops are at their peak. These 7 tips will give you continued bountiful harvests through the heat.
8/21/2014
Consider planting these three categories of vegetable crops during late summer and fall: Warm weather crops that will die with frost. Cool weather crops that grow well in spring and fall, but don’t thrive in your summer. Cold-hardy crops to grow over the winter and get off to a fast start in early spring.
8/20/2014
Garlic will keep for months if properly cured, allowing you to enjoy it all winter long!
8/20/2014
While the grinding work of a Romanian subsistence farm isn’t anything that I would choose for myself, there are aspects of the life that are attractive. In particular, the practices that I think of as the circles of life — eating food one has grown oneself, saving seeds, feeding poultry with garden scraps, and then eating their eggs (or them), and preserving a fruit harvest to cement friendships with strangers.
8/19/2014
Follow these simple tips on fall gardening.
8/15/2014
Learn when to expect your crops to be ready to harvest. Giving attention to the days to maturity for the varieties you choose to grow will help you in your garden planning.
8/14/2014
Malabar spinach is an easy-to-grow green that loves the heat of summer. Make it part of your garden plan for tasty summer meals.
8/14/2014
Ira shows how you can keep sowing and planting through late summer and into fall. Learn how to keep your garden producing abundantly through the cold months ahead.
8/11/2014
You can grow a year's supply of beans in a surprisingly small amount of space.
8/7/2014
Which grows better in Pacific Northwest gardens - kale or collards?
8/4/2014
Your gourmet garlic bulbs are finally out of the ground. Now it's time to prep them for curing!
8/1/2014
The terminal diagnoses and reality of dying reinforce our commitment to homesteading.






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