Creative Composting

Composting is the ultimate garden version of the “trash to treasure” concept. We can literally turn our trash (potato and carrot peels, unused fruit and veggie ends, coffee grounds, etc.) into organic, nutrient-rich treasure (compost) that makes our soil strong and our foliage flourish. Compost “treasure” is created when micro-organisms and bacteria break down organic […]

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Homestead Gardening: Eat What You Grow

I don’t know if it’s a trend or just a really good idea that is catching on, but “homestead gardening” is increasing in popularity and interest groups are forming all over the country. The term “homestead” means different things to different people, but at its essence is the idea of being self-sufficient. For our purposes, […]

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