There currently is a growing movement with gardeners and farmers alike to reduce or eliminate the use of chemicals for controlling weeds. One of the main reasons people are avoiding weed killers is that more and more there is increasing evidence of the damage herbicides can do to the soil.
There are a fair number of people who are no stranger to caring for large gardens, particularly if they grew up in a large family. Unfortunately, this memory is often what discourages folks to shy away from growing their own vegetables despite the myriad of benefits. Thankfully, there are ways
As interest in organic and sustainable agricultural practices increases, more people are seeking methods to reduce their environmental impact and shift toward self-sustaining lifestyles. In the last forty years, an organization called WWOOF, or World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms has been gaining traction and bringing together farmers and volunteers
Spring Planning for Seed Saving By: Amy Grisak Years ago it seemed when someone said they were saving seeds it meant they hung onto the rest of the packet that they didn’t use that year. Fortunately, more people are interested in harvesting seeds from their favorite crops to ensure they