I am a young woman who has finally found her niche. One bachelor's degree later, it turns out to be farming.
All you want to know about potato bugs and more.
At first glance a dinner party and hunting knife don't seem to go together but then you probably don't know Ethan Becker or his mother or grandmother.
Native Americans planted "three sisters" together in hills hundreds of years before scientists proved it was a good idea.
Rather than choosing one variety of seed, let your little micro-climate choose it for you by growing a landrace!
Spring is the most precarious time of year for gardeners; we put our small seedlings out into the elements and hope for the best
Spring is planting season. As everything around us greens up, so does our garden as we slowly get our plants in.
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.
Canning ketchup is easy and tastes a whole lot better than store-bought!
This post is about the prolific growth of the garden over 16 hot, wet July days when we were away on vacation in the Yukon.
It is difficult to get in the planting mood in the deep of winter.
My daddy's mix of chickens and pig
Harvest time has arrived and, as I pick the last of the tomatoes, I have mixed feelings. One of the wonderful things about farming is the lessons you learn along the way.
Capture summer in a jar - make Spicy Tomato Jam.
Rock your homemade pizza with sauce made from fresh garden tomatoes.
It's tomato picking time on our homestead. What better way to preserve the harvest than canned salsa?
A great recipe for that Indian summer bounty.
Raising heirloom tomatoes, like all farming, is full of challenges. This year we have battled blossom end rot and the war's not over yet.
Building berms around trees and shrubs is important for water-wise watering. Mulching is mandatory for water retention and helps keep weeds down. Manure berms are especially functional.