Sandy soil drains well, is easier to work, and is less likely to carry bacterial and fungal diseases.
For centuries, the Three Sisters were the center of Native American agriculture, community life, and culinary traditions – and for good reason.
While many associate sweet potatoes with warmer regions, they will grow in just about any garden.
While the name might imply that they require considerable space, forest gardening is simply another way to integrate edible and useful trees and bushes into home gardens.
Growing a garden means cultivating patience as much as it means growing plants. Of course, after a while, you also learn that there are ways to sidestep the lengthy waiting periods.
Gardening won’t address all our problems, but working with plants is a well-known stress reliever.
Spring permits the gardener a chance to crank-up that wonderful component of the growing season ahead: the summer vegetable garden.
If you love asparagus and want to grow some yourself, don’t delay getting started. Even with the best of care, an asparagus bed won't yield its best crop for several years. Once it does, however, the bed will produce an abundance of spears for at least 20 to 30 years!
Gardeners who tend to small gardens can enjoy a more diverse and abundant harvest by growing two or more crops in the same area. Here are the basics of intercropping.
There’s a reason why straw bale gardening is getting a lot of attention lately. The practice allows you to grow a substantial but temporary garden just about anywhere!