I've discovered that there are plenty of food plants that can be grown indoors during the cold half of the year, and few require any kind of special equipment.
Many garden companion plants also work well together in the kitchen. Here's why carrots and leeks grow (and simmer) well together.
How do you know when it's time to take down the garden in autumn? Let the season tell you.
I finally have a beautiful, healthy pumpkin in my garden, after months of dealing with blossom end rot.
Cultivating a relationship with the beneficial insects in your area is a vital aspect of sustainable permaculture, and offering them a habitat nearby will encourage them to stick around.
Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) isn't just great for attracting pollinators: it's invaluable for treating insect bites and skin rashes.
Some people get high tech and use a fish tank aerator for their compost tea, but I just use my stick to slosh everything around for about an hour until it's properly frothy.
Are you struggling with starting plants from seeds? Many require direct sunlight to shake them awake and tell them to get growing already.
Sorrel's lemony flavour is an early springtime delight. This recipe showcases the perennial green in a fresh soup that's perfect for the occasional chilly evening.
Food security is more important now than ever before. Grocery shelves are often empty, farmers are short on workers, and global food shortages could be a very real thing, very soon.If you're cultivating a vegetable (Victory!) garden this year, please consider planting an extra row to help the hungry in your community. Are you familiar … Continue reading Grow an Extra Row to Help the Hungry