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.
Planting out a victory garden is one thing, but keeping it thriving all season long is another one. Here are some tips on how to maintain your vegetable garden.
Are your soil conditions lacking? Or are you short on land for planting a garden? Straw bale gardening just might be the solution to your gardening challenges.
An important part of building healthy soil is knowing what’s down there in the dirt. Let’s take a look at what soil is (and how we should treat it).
Permaculture gardening involves building healthy soil from what’s already available. Here’s how to build a good growing medium for annuals or perennials.
Chickens devour most any plant life, which is usually not good for growing. But setting them loose in your fall garden can help you winterize it.
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.
Learning the history of small-scale organic farming can help you better understand and improve growing practices. These books are ideal starting points.