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.
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. Here’s how to grow your best strawberries using herbs like chives to fertilize and deter pests.
Comfrey is a perennial herb with beautiful, bell-shaped flowers and large leaves. Learn why this herb is making its way into every permaculture garden and how you can take advantage of it.
Did you know there are three types of climbing vegetables? Learn how to choose the right support structure for your climbing vegetables.
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.
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.