Contour gardening is a way to use the land’s contours to maximize the use of available resources for abundant harvest yields. Here’s what contour gardening is and how you can pull it off.
Comfrey is a powerhouse in the garden–attracting pollinators and beneficial insects, providing medicinal value, and enriching soil with nutrients. Here are seven ways comfrey can fertilize the soil for healthier and more abundant crops.
The Sunshine Award is given from one blogger to other bloggers who “are positive and creatively inspire others in the blogosphere.” It is simply paying it forward by acknowledging those whose writing you admire.
Calendula flowers can benefit soil, repel pests, and aid healing. I’ve been growing Calendula officinalis–also called pot marigold–throughout my garden for years, and can hardly contain my excitement to tell you all about it! Here are some of the many reasons this herb is frequently grown in the permaculture garden.
Many of us inherit gardens and yards that consist of lifeless or hardpan soil unfit for growing edibles. Good quality soil is essential for an abundant garden and reducing the incidence of pests. While there are many ways to improve soil quality for the purpose of growing food, these are the seven methods that have been the most successful for me.
When bumper crops of zucchini roll in, it’s time to collect both unique and tried-and-true recipes. Here’s how I used a spiralizer to create a grain-free, fresh-from-the-garden pasta bursting with Italian flavors.