If you’re looking for a new gardening challenge with unique market potential, consider growing luffa gourds, an edible, exfoliating plant.
Ever considered growing peanuts? There are some challenges, but this author’s experience, documented in her gardening journal, shows it can be done.
Ginseng is an easy and profitable plant with an ancient medicinal tradition. And you can grow ginseng in your garden, in plots or in unused woodlands.
Amy Stoss quit a teaching job to pursue some “dirt therapy.” We spoke to her about bringing micro-farming and permaculture principles to the suburbs.
Depression is often at its worst during the winter months, and farmers aren’t immune. Growing healing herbs, however, can provide some extra support.
Don’t let your potted trees and shrubs succumb to frost damage. ‘Heel in’ extra nursery stock to shield the delicate roots all winter long.