Don’t let your bumper crop of green beans go to waste. Here’s how to can, freeze, or dehydrate green beans so you can eat your bounty all year long.
Archives for August 2013
Milkweed plants have flowers that attract butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. In fact it is the only host plant for monarch butterflies. This article discusses some fascinating facts about milkweed you probably didn’t know, and the plant’s unique relationship to many insects.
Root vegetables are an important, nutritious garden crop. Here’s more information on growing, harvesting, storing, and eating root vegetables.
Cilantro is an easy-to-grow herb for the culinary herb garden, and saving cilantro (coriander) seed is super-easy! Here’s how to do it.
Strawberries are a favorite in the garden. To grow your best strawberries, use herbs like comfrey and chives to fertilize and deter pests.
Comfrey is a perennial herb with beautiful, bell-shaped flowers and large leaves. Here is why comfrey is making its way into every permaculture garden and how you can take advantage of it.