When one weed wants to take over the garden, and that weed (the cocklebur) has an arsenal of crafty tactics built into its very nature, it’s time to take action.
Getting started in mushroom cultivation means finding the mushrooms that grow best on your farm. Here are tips on location, growing medium and types to consider.
Cool farm tools, a new little helper, and friends who share ideas and the land contribute to the momentum making this year look quite promising for my garden.
Some of our land’s medicinal herbs are said to offer protection from evil, while others have been used to attract mates. While not to be taken literally, these stories and legends offer interesting insight into past cultures.
These kid-size crops can be grown in raised beds or containers. They’re chosen to inspire young imaginations, promote nutrition and spark the desire to learn more about gardening.
Spring is here—kind of—and the time to get in the garden is close. How close? It’s hard to tell, but that’s where intuition mixes with science and research to make farming an art.
Don’t let weeding get the best of you this year. New strategies you can add to your arsenal include row orientation, living mulch and abrasive weeding.