Gardening

Homesteading Gardening articles collected over two decades from experienced homesteaders who know what they’re talking about.

How Raising Chickens Can Help Your Garden

It’s hard to imagine a world without chickens. We love them for their eggs, meat, and companionship, not to mention…

1 week ago

Five Weeks from Seed to Table

Growing vegetables from seed is probably one of the greatest pleasures of gardening. You can see the whole process from…

2 weeks ago

Brassica: The Queen of Greens

I recently had breakfast with my three-year old granddaughter, Josephine, in a rather chi-chi diner of her choosing. When her…

3 weeks ago

Garden Planning Made Easy: Two DIY Garden Planners

In the tens of thousands of years that people have cultivated the land to raise food for themselves, humans have…

2 months ago

Hydroponic Gardening for Anyone, Anywhere

Hydroponic gardening is not new, but it has seen an increase in popularity lately.  This is easily understandable, as hydroponics…

2 months ago

Soil-Making Magic: The Secret Witches’ Spell for the Perfect Garden

Springtime gardens turn into summertime weed lots. Does this happen to you?  You till and dig, bring in dirt or…

3 months ago

6 Tips for Dividing Perennials in the Spring

Perennials offer great value in the flower or shade garden. These plants come back year after year with really minimal…

3 months ago

Growing Bamboo on the Homestead

You have probably heard horror stories from someone who planted a small patch of decorative bamboo then watched in dismay…

3 months ago

Backyard Garden Dreamin’

Would you like to create an edible landscape? Some individuals are turning their lawns or small acreages into food-producing backyard…

3 months ago

Making The Most Of Shade: Plan, Plant, and Grow a Shade Garden

How to plan, plant, and grow a fabulous garden that lightens up the shadows. Is shade a constant problem in…

3 months ago