Here are some resources--books, articles, people-- for those wanting to know more about heritage corn and Three Sisters gardening.
As with all trees, planting chestnuts and hazelnuts takes a little money and a good bit of time. But once they are established, they will produce huge amounts of food for years with minimal human attention. Their growth habits and the nutritional qualities of their respective nuts make them perfect companions. In Part 1 of 2, we will look at hazelnuts.
By Joshua Burman Thayer, Native Sun Gardens
At the beginning of each year, nurseries around the county offer bare root fruit trees. These ber-ries and trees are still dormant until warmer weather and longer days coax them from their winter rest. You can get them for ~40% of the price they will be in the spring and an added bonus is that because they are “bare”, they are lighter and easier to transport.
Spring is on its way, and with a few packets of these featured seeds, your garden can be too!
We look at the basics of growing both sweet and hot peppers in your home garden and some mistakes to avoid and myths to be aware of. Armed with a little knowledge, you'll be much more successful this season!
Organic Seed Alliance
Register now for the annual Organic Seed Grower’s Conference in Corvallis, Oregon.
Pumps or elevation - A rain barrel with neither isn't very useful.
If we want to grow more than one variety of corn in the same season, which besotted corn-lovers may wish to do, how do we keep them from cross-pollinating? Do we ever want them to cross? It depends what we're after.