Alison and Andrew Larkin of Terra Firma Sustainable Farm tell us how chickens can improve your land and oddball eggs can be turned into a poultry treat!
Permaculture gardening involves building healthy soil from what’s already available. Here’s how to build a good growing medium for annuals or perennials.
Want to start growing flavorful fungi but intimidated by the process? Don’t be—you probably already have what you need to grow mushrooms on compost.
Ready to up your compost game? Start a worm bin to convert your leftovers and organic materials into worm compost (and grow tasty treats for your chickens).
With an autumnal chill sneaking into the air, it’s time for cool-weather planting and chores that will give your garden a head start next spring.
Visiting Maine, I learn that beaver dams, composting and persevering plants work far quicker to make soil in rocky areas than weathering and erosion.
Mulch can improve garden soil and also limit weeds. Here are a number of materials that make good mulch, their pros and cons, and where you can get them.