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Growing stuff on the homestead is what it's all about. From seed to plate and all the steps in between, we'll discuss the what-to-know-and-do to get the produce to the table.

Understanding the USDA Hardiness Zones

I’ve lived everywhere. Well, it feels like it anyway. Grew up in Louisiana, spent some time in Maryland while in the Army, some transitional...

Planting Comfrey – 5 Considerations & 5 Nitty Gritties

Comfrey is a soil builder. To make it simple, we could practice planting comfrey root or crown cuttings right in the dirt and, with...

Mulch Your Garden and It’ll Grow

The word is getting out. Mulching the garden beds is becoming more and more popular. Nonetheless, I still see bare ground on many gardens...

8 Organic Methods for Weed Control

What is a weed? Seems like a silly question but take a quick paradigm check with me and ask yourself, “What IS a weed?”...

13 Amazing Crops for your Fall Garden

I don’t know about you, but here in Idaho in August, my garden is a jungle. There are 6-foot tomato plants, monster (overlooked) zucchini,...

Planning Where to Put the New Garden

There are options and there are options you may have never even considered...but will after you read this article. This guide, Planning Where to Put...

Comfrey: The Dynamic Accumulator Part 2

We’ve talked about how we can use comfrey to mine for most everything we need to fertilize your garden plants and improve our soil...
Comfrey The Dynamic Accumulator

Comfrey: The Dynamic Accumulator Part 1

 Most everything we need to fertilize your garden plants and improve our soil is right under your feet. The only problem is finding a...

Grow Your Soil

Grow Your Soil First and the Garden Will Grow Itself [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfSDCSFD5ec] How do you grow your soil? What does that mean, “grow your soil?” Plants...
wood chips

40 Yards of Wood Chips

I first learned about using wood chips on the garden by a fella named Paul Gautschi from the Back to Eden movie. When we...

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