Grow a pole bean hut to enchant visitors to your farm or garden.
Getting new fruit trees off to a good start is important for bountiful fruit and the trees' long-term survival. Here is how to dig the best hole, then plant, mulch, water, stake and prune your new fruit trees.
Honeybees are a critical part of our food system, and they are also downright miraculous insects. Even the most well known facts about honeybees are somewhat unexpected, but the more you delve into their unusual lives, the more surprised you will be.
Did you ever wonder where the fiber for the clothes you are wearing came from? Maybe it is time to think about that, just as you think about where your food and water come from. Learn about a movement to promote the use of local fiber.
Here's the gardening question people ask me more often than any other. And from my many years of gardening experience, here are some answers to steer less successful gardeners onto the right path.
A fruit tree can last your lifetime, so it's important to choose it carefully. Determine what fruits you most enjoy, what fruit trees will thrive in your "hardiness zone," what size fruit tree will fit in your yard or orchard, if a disease-resistant fruit tree or a pollinator fruit tree is necessary, and where you will buy your tree.
The Mid-America Organic Association Conference gears up for its 8th annual organic and sustainable farming conference in Kansas City, MO.
With permaculture at the heart of their endeavors, EarthDance Farms in Ferguson, Missouri, is a catalyst for positive environmental, social, and economic change in the community and an epicenter for ecological farming, gardening, ecological awareness, soil health, and living an eco-lifestyle in the Midwestern United States.