Edible Garden Basics: How Much Food to Grow Per Person

This is a rough guideline for how many vegetable plants to grow per person, to feed an average family of four.

7 Ways to Score Free Seeds for Your Garden

Vegetable and herb seeds can be expensive, so here are 7 great resources to score FREE seeds for your garden.

DIY Chest Salve Recipe

Herbal Chest Salve for Flu Season

The oils I use in this chest salve have wonderful decongestant and antiviral properties, and also help you smell pretty fabulous when you're feeling sickly and gross.

Grow 100 Pounds of Potatoes in a Barrel

Potatoes are incredibly easy to grow in containers, and can feed you and your family year-round.

Woodstove Hasselback Potatoes

A recent power outage inspired me to bake Hasselback potatoes in my wood stove. Read on to learn how you can do this too!

Regrow These Vegetables in Your Kitchen

It's said that necessity is the mother of invention, but it's also incentive to do some research about which vegetables can be re-grown on a countertop. It's really quite startling to see just how much can be grown from leftover scraps: all you need is water, and a sunny spot to place the plants, and within a week or two you'll have a fresh batch of edibles to enjoy.