goldenrod

How To Grow Goldenrod

August 27, 2019 Tara Dodrill 3

Goldenrod is largely thought of as an annoying weed that makes you sneeze in the United States. But in Europe, this edible and naturally healing plant is cultivated alongside more conventional garden plants for its […]

corn smut

How To Eradicate Corn Smut

June 27, 2019 Tara Dodrill 0

Corn smut is something most homesteaders hate to see develop in their growing plot. Just about when big juicy ears of sweet corn are ready to harvest and be enjoyed is when the ugly knobby […]

north american crabapples

Are Crabapples Edible?

June 26, 2019 Rebekah White 0

As a child, you were likely told more than once to avoid eating crabapples. Why? There’s a common misconception that crabapples are toxic. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. While crabapples do have […]

herb spiral

How to Build a Herb Spiral

June 19, 2019 Emily Jenkins 0

A herb spiral is one of the the most clever permaculture techniques for utilizing space and allowing plants to work together in the garden. Usually located just outside the kitchen door, a herb spiral provides […]