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.
FTW Kitchen: Sorrel Soup
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.
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.
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.
9 Greens to Grow Indoors This Winter
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.
Carrots and Leeks: Ideal Garden (and Soup) Companions
Many garden companion plants also work well together in the kitchen. Here's why carrots and leeks grow (and simmer) well together.
My First Pumpkin: Adventures with Blossom End Rot
I finally have a beautiful, healthy pumpkin in my garden, after months of dealing with blossom end rot.
Compost Tea: How to Brew It and Use It in Your Garden
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.
Grow an Extra Row to Help the Hungry
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