Garden articles


The Forgotten Edible Plants of our Ancestors

Over time there are things that we forget. Ways of life that fall to the wayside because other things come along and take away our attention. The same is true for gardening and survival. If you look at your garden or any produce aisle of any store you are bound to find the basics. Carrots, lettuce,


Compost 101: Don’t Make These Mistakes?

It’s Really Hard to Mess Up Compost…But These Mistakes Are Really Common! Compost is an amazing thing. It reduces the amount of trash piling up in the landfills, because instead of throwing away food and other organic material, you put it all in a pile in your backyard where it can degrade and ultimately nourish


Gardening Resolutions To Keep For A Successful Garden

Ahh yes, New Years Resolutions. That time of year where we promise to be healthy, well behaved, focused and a plethora of other things. Seriously is it me or does the list seem to get longer the older you get? So to eat right and eat things that are organic and free of the awful


How to Build a Root Cellar

There are many ways to store your produce, jams and other items. Cellars have been used for many years in place of refrigeration because root cellars that are well insulated are able to maintain food up to 40 degrees cooler than the outside temperatures. Just like a refrigerator, the coolness of a root cellar slows