A little experiment on the best way to store turnips in the ground.
Learn when to plant a fall garden, and which crops do best during the cooler months of the year.
Fully vine-ripened tomatoes are no doubt delicious. But there are several good reasons why you might actually want to harvest your tomatoes before they reach the peak of ripeness.
Which is better: starting seeds or buying plants from a nursery? Here’s a list of pros and cons to help you better decide how you’ll raise your garden this year!
The first of my garden has been planted. Onions, cabbage, carrots, peas and broccoli. Here’s how it looks so far!
You’ve babied your seedlings for weeks now. They have several sets of “true leaves”, and they’re ready to be transplanted into the garden. But WAIT! Don’t put them out quite yet, or they’ll die of shock within hours. Here’s what you need to know to help your seedlings adjust to being outdoors, gradually.
Grow mustard for nutritious salads, hearty sauteed greens, and mustard seeds to make your own homemade condiments and pickling spices!
So you planted some broccoli and cabbage seeds, and they’ve started to emerge from the soil. Here are the next steps you need to know to keep your tender seedlings alive until transplanting time.
Check out my very first harvest of Yacon!
Here are two fruit trees I would highly recommend trying in your edible landscaping.
I love shortcuts. Don’t you? Especially when they pertain to the garden! Who wants to wait over a month for a seedling to finally be big enough to transplant when you can have one in just a couple of weeks?!
Taking cuttings from plants and rooting them is a fantastic way to speed up the process of growing a new plant. Check out this easy way to propagate basil…
Wouldn’t you love to grow your very own organic cotton balls in your own backyard? Maybe you can!
Yacon makes a perfect addition to almost any edible landscape. Try growing this South American plant that produces sweet and crispy tubers. I bet it’ll be like nothing you’ve ever tasted before!
So, which potato planting method has worked the best for me so far??
If you love to drink tea, consider planting Camellia Sinensis and learn to grow and harvest your own tea leaves!
If you could only pick one type of tomato to grow on your homestead, what would it be?