Adventures in gardening for self-sufficiency: growing your own food and processing your harvest
Best 5 Vegetables to Grow For Self-Sufficiency
What are the best 5 vegetables to grow for self-sufficiency? We listed them and added some recipes and growing tips for each!
How to Start a Garden from Scratch – in 7 Easy Steps
Whether you’re new at gardening and have never done it before, or you’re ...
The Surprising Benefits of Hugelkultur, a Permaculture Soil-Building Technique
Hugelkultur is a technique often used in permaculture gardening to build ...
Square-Foot Gardening: Growing Food on a Small Scale
You don’t actually need much space to grow your own food. In fact, you can ...
Choosing the Right Spot to Start a Permaculture Garden
Many factors may help you decide the best place to plant a permaculture garden. The location as it relates to your house, permaculture zones, water and accessibility your own preferences and lifestyle are just a few of these.
Make sure that your garden isn't located in high traffic areas where people might trample your vegetation; see if you can move it to a less-used section of the yard.
How to Grow Great Tasty Tomatoes from Seed
Growing tomatoes from seed is not hard, you just need to know what you're doing. Read all about selecting your tomato seeds, starting seeds, transplanting and growing healthy tasty tomatoes!
How to Build Raised Garden Beds
Raised garden beds put less strain on the body, are easier to combat weeds, better at draining in the summer and maintaining warmth in the winter, more space-efficient — and they look fantastic. Plus they're quite easy to construct!
How to Grow Calendula from Seed: the Definitive Step-By-Step Process
Flowers have the power to turn any boring piece of land into a beautiful one, and this includes the ...
What to do in the Garden in February – Winter Gardening Chores
February isn't the most fun month to be spending in the garden, but we selected 8 chores you can do to prep for spring - without freezing your extremities off.
7 Things To Do in The Garden in December
The end of the year approaches, again. For many people, December is synonymous with family, dinner parties and ...
How to Preserve Food and Store your Backyard Harvest: 5 Foolproof Techniques (with recipes!)
Discover different ways to store and preserve food. Includes easy delicious recipes to get started with preserving the harvest!
When’s the Best Time to Start a Garden?
In the world of gardening, one of the most frequently asked questions “when should I start a garden?” As you ...
Starting a Permaculture Homestead in Spain
We started a small-scale permaculture homestead in Spain wanting to grow our food and work with nature in a sustainable way, using permaculture techniques and frameworks. This is how we did it.
What is Permaculture?
Permaculture is a set of design principles aimed at working with nature (rather than against it), as well as supporting or mimicking naturally occurring patterns and features found in nature.
Harvesting Olives for Olive Oil and Eating
Olive harvest from A to Z - and pressing olive oil and preserving olives for eating too!
Gardening From Seed: Planning a Garden to Grow your Own Food
In theory, gardening from seed is pretty straightforward. Get seeds, put them in the ground and wait until a plant emerges. However, there are a few pitfalls - avoid the most important ones with this quick guide!