Perennial peanut grass has a lot going for itself. It’s a great lawn replacement that’s drought tolerant and good fodder for livestock. PLUS, it’s pretty!
There’s an edible resource in your garden that you may have overlooked. Edible flowers add color, flavor, and beauty to homegrown salads.
Crabapples are a great addition to small gardens and orchards, plus they offer some surprising benefits! Consider adding one to your “must plant” list.
The expense of gardening, if you’re not careful, can add up. Using salvaged materials to build garden trellises is one way to stick to your budget.
If you’re limited on space, container gardening might be the answer. But you’ve got to choose the *right containers for your urban garden.
Planning a garden in urban areas requires thinking creatively to maximize space. Whether it’s vertical gardening or just thinking out of the (garden) box, you can almost always squeeze a little more growing room out of the space you’ve got!
You don’t need a huge farm. You can grow your own gluten free grains – amaranth, sorghum, and buckwheat – in your small garden.
For many of us trying to live a natural, sustainable way of life in touch with the seasons, foraging for edible plants often becomes an integral part of putting food on our table. While it can be rewarding we should practice good stewardship skills to keep it sustainable for generations to come.
Organic gardening means using the least harmful method of controlling pests and diseases. It also means that the plant is not looked on as an isolated thing but part of bigger ecological system and doing what’s best for the system as a whole instead of what’s best for just the plant.