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Vermicomposting – Your Garden Loves Worms!

I remember when I was young, I loved hunting for earthworms. We called it shining for nightcrawlers. We would go out at night and shine a flashlight on the ground. Those fat worms were easy to spot! When we went fishing, I always put my own worm on the hook. I’ve never been grossed out […]

How much garden space do you need to grow a year’s worth of food?

First we would need to figure that out.

Lucky for us, Brenda from The Well Fed Homestead took the time to research how much should you plant in your garden to provide a year’s worth of food and gave us a nice long list of commonly eaten veggies in her article.  Using her list, you can write […]

The Joys and Woes of Gardening – Part 1

With spring right around the corner, the time for gardening is fast approaching. The earth will soon be waking from its winter slumber. Seeds buried under last years leaves will start to look for the light and warmth of the sun. Tulips and daffodils will start to explode with their magnificently rich color, erasing the […]

How to Avoid Rookie Garden Mistakes

One thing I’ve found is growing a garden is tough.  Plants, and especially seedlings, seem so damn temperamental.  I’m constantly researching one issue after another and it is a struggle sometimes.  But, I’ve learned some things along the way.  So, I’m going to post those articles that I find most helpful when working on my […]