A handheld weed cutter gets into spaces where mowers and string trimmers would fail, and it makes weeding a more mindful experience, bringing out the tiny goings-on in my garden.
Mapping areas of different use as well as various flows on your land will help you coordinate needs and resources to create connections beneficial to all.
We’re talking about more than vegetables or livestock. What do you really want out of your farm? What are the resources and people who can help you get it?
In this final of four parts, we learn how chickens adapted to what they couldn’t escape via migration. Molting for winter months is a perfect example.
In this third of four parts, we learn how goats evolved to be versatile climbers, why some sheep produce no wool, and how some breeds became domesticated.
In this second of four parts, we learn about a bison-size, prehistoric “terrible pig” and how observing feral pigs can inform care of domesticated ones.
In this first of four parts, we learn that bison use their heads in blizzards, yak can survive sub-zero winds, and water buffalo need warmer weather.
Some of these podcasts help you develop skills in urban farming and permaculture, while others share stories of innovative agricultural efforts.