Get the most out of the effort you invest to attend farming conferences. Seasoned farmer attendees offer six tips to maximize learning and networking.
In this installment of garden planner, learn about the best times to begin sowing your seeds and the differences between seed flats and plug trays.
Floods, drought, ruined harvests--by now many of us have experienced these--and we hear it may get worse. In previous posts we’ve considered paths to resilience through soil health. But the missing piece in every resilient gardener’s toolbox is seed, locally adapted seed, as this story by farmer Betsy Samuelson explains so well
From a digital garden planner to fruit-picker tools and a tumbler-style composter, step up your game this year with seven unique gardening tools that are surprisingly handy.
Learn how to start growing microgreens, including leafy herbs, salads, turnips, and radishes, and how to keep them healthy till harvest.
I tried several methods of composting, and finally I tried a compost worm farm and it was so much easier than I expected, here’s what I’ve learnt.
From new and different things to talk about; growing a garden is a gateway drug to caring about ourselves and our world just a little bit more.
Learn the plants from the Bible, including plants from Genesis and Song of Solomon, so you can plant your own oasis garden.
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