The pre-Halloween ritual of finding the perfect pumpkins for carving, pies, and seed roasting is as much as part of autumn as jumping in a pile of freshly-raked leaves.
Sometimes before the rain, we live through those dry days. Rain brings the hope of the greening of the earth, of the life that water gives.
Baker Creek Seed Catalog Arrives
100-year-old Scarlet Runner Bean seeds from Grandpa will be part of our garden this year. It's almost seed-starting time for gardeners!
A century-old seed packet offers some interesting insight into an earlier era of farming in the Midwest.
Early spring on Green's Organic Farm and Apiary.
When you are a senior, you need to look for the easiest way to do things.
It is difficult to get in the planting mood in the deep of winter.
Rather than choosing one variety of seed, let your little micro-climate choose it for you by growing a landrace!
The author discovers that seed saving is not such a mysterious process when she starts by harvesting sunflower seeds.
Few things break up the winter doldrums like the arrival of the seed catalogs. Yet it's easy to get carried away ...
Growing a delicious salad on your own front or back porch is easy. Once you've tried your own homegrown salad you'll never want any other!
We converted a 1947 disabled water well house into a usable potting shed.
I tried growing mustard with the idea of harvesting the seeds to make my own mustard. I wouldn't say it was a great success, but it was still fun!
It's that time of year again - empty milk jugs, egg cartons and plastic containers pile up to serve as temporary greenhouses for young seedlings.