In her new book, Rhonda Sherman describes the science as well as the business of vermicomposting in clear and relevant detail.
In his book, Gabe Brown tells how being pushed to the brink of financial ruin led to the almost accidental discovery of profitable and planet-friendly practices.
Saving your own seeds saves money and lets you always grow your favorite varieties. Learn how to dry seeds before storing them for use in next year’s garden.
Occasional leafminers in Swiss chard can make this relatively trouble-free crop problematic. Learn how to ID and control this pest without synthetic pesticides.
Dioscorea bulbifera, the air potato, can grow as much as 8 inches in a day. It has been used in herbal remedies to treat dysentery, diarrhea, sores and tumors.
If you’ve thought about keeping bees but haven’t yet decided, winter is the ideal time to take the first steps. Here’s what you should do first.