Did you know there are three types of climbing vegetables? Learn how to choose the right support structure for your climbing vegetables.
Archives for July 2013
One homesteader’s journey from unfulfilling employment to a life of empowerment and abundance.
Swiss chard and sweet alyssum make a beautiful combination in the edible landscape. But this combination goes beyond “pretty”. Sweet alyssum is a workhorse, helping to grow a more productive landscape with less work.
Fresh garlic powder packs a powerful punch of flavor and nutrients, and making your own is a simple process. Here’s how to make your own garlic powder.
Whether you’re growing basil to make pesto or for other culinary uses, the question that always comes up is how to store fresh basil. Here’s what you need to know to prune, store, and use fresh basil in the kitchen.
Mulching is an essential component of the garden that is often overlooked, but can save time in the long run. Find out what mulch is, how to mulch properly, and the various types of mulch.
Modern homesteading is the act of transforming a household from a unit of consumption to a unit of production. Here are 5 reasons why homesteaders in the suburbs are making the switch.
Whether you call them fireflies or lightning bugs, you probably have memories of running around with childlike glee and catching them in a jar as a kid. Find out how they can benefit the garden and how to protect this endangered species.