What to plant in a fall garden and how.
The arrival of fall means time to sow our garlic crop on our urban homestead.
Highly productive small gardens that produce huge yields
We are not impulsive people. We are also opposites, so it is not like us to both want the same thing and at the same time. Yet, here we were, both wanting to buy a piece of land that we had only read about on the internet. Twenty acres with a small red barn.
Karen walks you through what to do when dealing with viruses or parasitic nematodes in the garden. She also provides a quick overview of her previous posts on vegetable diseases.
My mother's lessons in the garden, and my eventual understanding of the soul that is in gardening.
An easy way to make beautiful and tasty pumpkin pickles.
Re-discovering the simple things in life that really do make it better!
The seeds of my journey toward self-sufficiency were planted years ago when I visited Grandma and Grandpa on the farm.
Let me share with you the finer nuances of canning using recipes that have been handed through the generations.
Roasted peppers taste great all winter and are easy to make.
Grandma and Grandpa had a spring piped into the house, with the help of a neighbor we have resorted to other means.
We plant winter rye as fall comes to an end to help add "green manure" to our garden.
Delicious and beautiful beet relish - tastes sweet, spicy and tart!
How personal experience and observation can save your sanity
The story of how we got here and who we are.