trench composting
Learn the Basics of Trench Composting

This practice of making compost in the ground has existed for a long time, but it’s new to many people. Here’s how trench composting works.

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The 7 Best Perennial Herbs for the Farm Garden

Perennial herbs are excellent additions to the landscape. They offer repeated harvests over many years, and they’re lovely plants. Meet some exceptional perennial herbs.

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How to Use a Rain Barrel in a Garden

How much water can you collect? How long does it last? How much does a rain barrel cost? What should you look for when buying one? Here are the basics.

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5 Mustard Varieties for the Spring Garden

Mustards are delicious and spicy spring greens. Easy to grow, flavorful, and beautiful, these 5 mustard varieties add flavor and flair to your vegetable patch.

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5 Pest Barriers Worth Their Weight in Gold

Using pest barriers instead of pesticides is one way to be a smarter, more eco-friendly gardener. These easy-to-use measures deserve a place in every gardener’s arsenal.