Being a female farmer in the modern, industrial world has countless hurdles. Though the gender gap presents its challenges, women have been in the garden for centuries and our ties to the living rhythms of our planet run deep.
Recently there has been a push for lasagna layering in the garden to suppress weeds, maintain temperature, and increase organic matter. But does it work?
Gardening has a wonderful ability to teach us and we can learn new skills and regain skills that we once had. As we grow our gardens we grow ourselves.
Heavy rain can upset our garden plans. Here's how to prepare your soil and crops for too much rain and how to keep some areas of dry soil. And if it's too late for that, here's what you can do to modify your planting and tilling plans. For serious flooding, there's a list of resources to help you recover.
In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends, Ira Wallace and Liza Ziegler are discussing what to plant in your garden while keeping food preservation in mind.
Save money, reduce your carbon footprint, and clear toxins from your life with Paul Wheaton’s new Permaculture book
How do you decide what to plant in the garden? Check out the five important garden questions I ask myself each year before planting time.
There’s just never enough room to grow everything you’d like. Or is there?
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