Turn Your Backyard Garden into an Urban Farm

Backyard Farm: Got Yard? Farm it! When it comes to farming, most people think of acres of land and row upon row of single crops....

Creative Financing and Living the Homesteading Dream

Many people today have a dream of starting a homestead farm. Some feel it is too distant a reality to even imagine. Others are...

Small Farm Organic Gardening for Profit on Just 1/8 Acre

From gardening for health to the "accidental" farmer. In early 2013 after too many years of battling with high blood pressure, David decided to make a...

Tomato Nutrition: Red, Yellow, Orange, Black… Which are the Best?

Black, orange, yellow, red... they're all luscious, juicy, sweet tomatoes. But which tomatoes are healthiest? Is tomato nutrition the same, no matter the color? If...

Hugelkultur – the Ultimate Raised Garden Bed

Low maintenance gardening. Plant it and leave it. Well almost. Okay, so they're not the most beautiful of garden styles, (although there is a beautiful...

Valuable Lessons from the Garden

Lessons from the Garden are Lessons for Life By Shannon De'Anna Billings EEEEEKKK!!!  The seed catalogs are in and I could not be more excited! Gardeners, farmers, flower...

Plantago Major and Lanceolata – a Wild Edible to Know and...

Don't kill that weed! Like dandelion, plantain is an edible and medicinal plant and one of the best weeds for food and medicine. And, it is the...

Organic Farm is an Island of Green as Seen from Google...

The soul of the soil and an island of green. "Here's our organic farm from space! 500 acres surrounded by conventional farmland. Feels like I'm living...

Biointensive Gardening Tips for More with Less

Repair Soil, Increase Yield, Save Water, Save Money, with Biointensive Gardening If you could grow 2-6 times more produce and use less water, wouldn't you...

Edible Ground Cover Plants to Foodscape Your Yard!

Edible Groundcovers to Grow and Eat Groundcovers are a great way to spruce up your landscape, manage weeds and help retain soil. But groundcovers can...