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
Is the homesteading lifestyle attainable? It seems like such a challenge to achieve for busy people on a budget. Here are four things you can do to set yourself up for homesteading success.
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.
If you have loads of garlic heads leftover from last year’s harvest, don’t toss them in the compost bin. Find out how to make your very own garlic powder and enhance your homemade spice blends.
Cats provide a good window into connecting with nature. Whereas humans are taught through cultural nurturing how to interact with their environment, animals–including cats–are highly in tune with their natural instincts. Here are six lessons I learned from my cat.
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.