Articles in Gardening
Jerusalem artichokes are super easy to grow, easy to conceal, and spread like crazy, making them perfect for a survival garden! Check out the progression of my plants throughout a year of growing and harvesting.
My first sweet potato harvest, and the tragic mistake I narrowly avoided!
A little experiment on the best way to store turnips in the ground.
Learn how to make your own potting soil mix from organic ingredients you already have laying around! It’s free!
It’s the time of year when I don’t get around to posting much on the blog. Too much to do outside! (Not to mention I’m now writing full time for The Prepper Project!)
I’m kinda disappointed …
Here’s what I do to keep my cabbage free from cabbage worms naturally. I’d love to know what works best for you!
A lot has been growing since my last garden update in March!
For the past few weeks, we’ve been harvesting asparagus, spinach, lettuce, and a few herbs. Strawberries are just coming in now, which is super …
What’s A Seed Potato?
The first time I ever heard someone talking about planting potatoes from seed, I wondered to myself, “Where are the seeds in potatoes? I’ve never seen seeds.” I was completely serious. I …
The cold weather crops are planted. Here’s what the start of our 2015 garden looks like.
Here are a few plants I’m growing in our tea garden, to provide us with a variety of herbal teas to enjoy hot or cold.
Two easy steps to take to protect your young fruit and nut trees through the cold winter months and into the coming year.
It’s amazing what difference a little chicken manure can make!
Hornworms can be devastating to your tomato or pepper plants. Here’s one awesome way Nature takes care of them for you!
A few lessons learned in the cucurbit patch this year. Plus, a few organic methods I use for controlling squash bugs naturally.
Here’s how to know when it’s the right time to harvest your carrots, how to harvest them properly, and what to do with them to keep them fresh longer. Plus, an experiment in cellaring them in a cool crawl space under the house.
Here’s an update on how my garden is doing so far. I think this has been my best garden year to date! Lots of lessons in what to do and what NOT to do this month.