Leaving garden soil bare can contribute to erosion and the release of carbon into the atmosphere, but planting cover crops can do a lot of good.
If you have wild, invasive apple trees taking root on your farm, why not let a few grow to maturity and see if they produce desirable fruit?
The stuff of foraging legend, truffles are a sought-after delicacy that, with some dedication and investment, you can grow and harvest on your land.
Daniele Kasper from the Michigan-based backyard country homestead talks about her first steps into hobby farming and self-sufficiency.
If you want to start a permaculture garden without using chemicals or tilling, look to these three crops to start things off in your first-year garden.
Unlike a spring radish, fall radishes grow slower for a deeper flavor. Grow watermelon radish, black radish and daikon radish for a wintertime treat.
Once you’ve mastered the important skill of correctly identifying chanterelle mushrooms, you can use this DIY mushroom picker to make foraging easier.
No matter how you spell it, ‘cousa’ is a tasty, stuffed squash dish worth a try. Grow some Eight Ball squash (a small, round zucchini) for a tasty dinner treat.
When the weather cools and frost is right around the corner, it’s time to harvest your garden for winter storage. Here are nine tips for a successful crop harvest.
Collard greens are a delight to grow and to eat. These nutritious, hardy greens are staples in African Americans’ gardens and gardens in the South.