In this excerpt from “Small-Scale Homesteading,” authors Stephanie Thurow and Michell Bruhn provide a quick, comprehensive look at seed starting.
Changes to normal winter weather affect the way we garden, from protecting vulnerable plants to adjusting common crops to planting with pests and pathogens in mind.
The cover price may seem steep, but if you get your green thumbs on this book, you’ll never need to buy another herb volume of any kind again—no joke.
I gave a lecture to our local Master Gardener group a week or so ago, and afterwards a small group of them approached me and asked if I have a favorite gardening book.
Rapallo has many of the ancient shrub Pittosporum tobira. These shrubs, which are actually small trees, are really attractive year-round, particularly in spring when they bloom.
I have neighbors whose garden adjoins ours at the top of the cliff in a narrow area that was a neighborhood refuse pile before I converted it into part of our garden.