Marigolds are beautiful, strong smelling herbaceous flowers that are widely grown throughout the world. Most people grow marigolds for their season-long blooms, their beautiful scent, and because they are easy to grow. There are other great reasons to grow marigolds.… [read]
Much of the work we do as gardeners involves pulling weeds, and many of us can attest that this is not our favorite part. The good news is that there are many common garden weeds you can leave right where… [read]
A lot of people are growing vegetables to beat the credit crunch. Growing vegetables is the best way to turn your gardening expertise into a means to save significant money. There are numbers of inexpensive vegetables that can easily reduce… [read]
Many people believe the word “superfood” is a term used for click bait and nothing more, but superfoods not only exist, they are the superheroes of the food world. Spirulina is one such food.
In the Central African Republic, Catholic… [read]
Polytunnels seem to be popping up all over the place – and with good reason! They’re a fantastic gardening tool that can increase crop size, extend the growing season, and protect your plants from the elements. And, you get all… [read]
“We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” Albert Einstein.
Permaculture stands for permanent culture. It is an ecological method of design that shapes many practices, including farming.
The term permaculture was first coined… [read]
Most people aren’t gardeners, and even fewer are bona fide farmers. All of us, though, eat.
For this reason, food producers around the country — and around the world — are faced with a high demand for their products, a… [read]