Growing, Harvesting and Storing Garlic

November 29, 2018 Allison Sayer 2

“Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.” — Hippocrates Garlic, lovingly called “the stinking rose,” brings flavor to dishes from many of the world’s cuisines. Garlic’s proven health benefits were […]

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Boron Uses and Benefits

September 20, 2018 Michael Wight 0

Boron is a trace mineral, common supplement and nutrient that is, sadly, neglected by many of us. Found naturally in several plants, it offers several benefits, not just to plants but also to all of […]

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How to Make An Edible Garden

August 30, 2018 Linda Wilson 1

My grandmother had an old habit of always planting her herbs by the back door of the kitchen. She took a flowerbed that was there and incorporated most of her herbs in with the lovely […]

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Permaculture 101 for Homesteaders

June 26, 2018 Emily Jenkins 0

Permaculture, the shortened version of ‘permanent agriculture’ or ‘permanent culture’, is a school of thought that seeks to mimic the natural patterns of nature to find regenerative solutions to the basic needs of humans and […]

Pruning Tomatoes Step by Step

June 9, 2018 Michael Wight 1

Tomatoes are one of the most commonly grown vegetables around the globe, often receiving the affectionate nickname of “kingpin of the garden.” While it is extremely easy to grow tomatoes in a garden, doing it […]