Use of a mobile chicken tractors allows us to keep the birds on fresh ground and stay on top of the weeds.
Fall sheet mulching of perennial plantings assists in fertility and weed suppression.
Leaves are a valuable source of mulch and fertility within the permaculture garden.
I feed my vegetable and fruit plants organically, taking into account our ocean-dwelling ancestors.
Description of how to unroll and fasten edges of biodegradable plastic mulch without using tractors or mulch-laying equipment. Discussion of different types of biodegradable plastic, and how to store them.
The author devises an inexpensive and very effective way to block cold winter winds from blowing into her kitchen via her range vents.
Cam describes the method he used when planting his sweet potatoes this year with hopes that he'll end up with a prettier finished product!
After a long trial-and-error process, Ilene White Freedman finally found a sustainable, weed-suppressing mulching system for her farm.
Simran Sethi writes about the importance of eco-friendly mattresses, bed frames, and bedding.
Choose chemical-free organic bedding to start off the new year with healthy rest in a healthy bedroom.
This is an excerpt from Christopher Nyerges' "Self-Sufficient Home" book (published by Stackpole) where he talks about some of his early gardening experiences and when he learned that the health of the soil is the most important aspect of gardening.
Looking ahead to spring, we're using these long days to plan a rootstock order of perennial trees, shrubs, and herbs.
A winter thaw inspires starting the first seeds of the season - indoors, of course: kale, chard, and spinach to start.