When bitter cold winter brings gardeners inside, growing indoors can make it a little easier to bear.
We have been supporting ourselves running a modestly successful farm business for the past nine years, selling our natural hard cider and traditional cider-based products at farmers markets, at wholesale, and online. We are business people of sorts, which is strange to us, but which has given us a real world tutorial on the economics of food. And now, 16 years in, we are taking stock.
Since leaving my Detroit garden and moving to northwest Michigan, one of the biggest challenges my garden has faced is sandy soil.
Monarch butterflies are at an all-time record low, but home gardeners can help them recover by planting milkweed and nectar flowers.
By Wendy Akin
‘Espelette’ pepper is somewhat like the familiar Italian-style red pepper flakes, but sweeter and fruitier. It tastes more like ripe peppers, and has about the same heat as ground black pepper. Work growing ‘Espelette’ peppers into your kitchen garden planning with several drying options.
It's never too early to start planning your big acreage garden! Join Rosemary as she calculates how much space you need to feed a family of five.
Letters from our readers about planting for therapy, generous gardening, tropical forages, and more.
Author Kimberlee Bastien shares the five most important ingredients for starting healthy seedlings indoors.
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