Grow light kits from garden specialty brands are way too expensive. With a few basic parts from the hardware store (and no tools or special skills), you can build your own grow light stand and grow up to 720 beautiful transplants for this spring’s garden.
I grow a lot of herbs in my garden, and one of the ways I preserve them for winter use is by drying. Last summer
This winter started out so mild that I was able to continue my work outdoors with the land through the end of January. But cold
I keep a detailed garden journal, and I’ve used the same notebook for years. In the back of the notebook, I maintain space for a
After a whole summer of planning, testing, number-crunching, and preparing, I’m finally ready to begin offering my first farm crop for sale. It’s November now,
We really can’t get away from plastic waste, and it hasn’t gotten any easier in the COVID-19 era. When ordering groceries for curbside pickup, there’s
It’s a great day to be resourceful in the garden. Spend an enjoyable afternoon upcycling an empty tomato can into fresh tomatoes all summer!
Many things in life are temporary by nature. Fresh food spoils, newspapers become irrelevant, and cardboard boxes weaken with use. For these things, we do
Growing plants from seed is such a hopeful, optimistic thing. Every year, when I see my first pair of cotyledons, I envision their potential so
When I moved into a newly rented house, I had six subtropical trees to fit in my kitchen. I wanted a storage solution that fit