Save seeds today to save money next year! Here are some tips for saving seeds from 5 of the simplest annual flowers you may already have in your garden.
A natural predator introduced to control destructive Japanese beetles, the winsome fly is starting to take off in our environment. Here’s how to use this beneficial bug.
Yes, mint is an aggressively spreading herb and can quickly take over a garden, but with tons of benefits, I find the extra effort to grow this plant worth it.
Summer is when things get hopping on a homestead—and it’s also when kids are home from school, so follow these tips to get those little hands helping!
Want to help the pollinators but not ready to give up the yard? Commit to mowing less in May to preserve spaces where spring pollinators can feed.
You can get a jump on the growing season (without breaking the bank) by building a cold frame out of available materials. Here’s how to get started.
This ancient technique, based on working with weather, allows you to freeze a lot of sap to jump-start the sugar concentration process boiling achieves.
You can grow perennial herbs to make refreshing medicinal tea to enjoy and cultivate wellness. Here are some herbs to consider as you establish a garden.
Get a head start on growing season by germinating garden seeds now, during the late-winter months, with this simple-to-follow guide to winter sowing.