My Kitchen Is Alive!

Hannah Breckbill is settling in for the winter season on her homestead. And she’s indulging her favorite food preservation technique: fermentation! Find out how to get into a pickle yourself.

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Pumpkin Surprise At Barefoot Farm

Organic gardner and preparation expert Kathy Harrison is surprised by the resiliency of the squashes in her homestead’s garden. And one bright surprise makes her day.

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Book Review: Seed To Seed

If you are a gardener, large or small, I would HIGHLY recommend that you have a copy of Seed to Seed on your bookshelf. There’s a lot of satisfaction in breaking yourself from having to buy seeds every year. And this is just the resource you need to get started.

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A Garlic Prelude

The tender portion of the garlic scape can be chopped and used like an onion scallion in recipes and it offers a delightful mild garlic flavor. They are excellent in soups, stir-fries, pesto…

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Planning Your Garden: How Much of What?

You’ve heard the legend of the zucchini crop that ate Chicago ok, just one of the suburbs. Don’t let this happen to you! Rene Ammundsen offers valuable advice on garden planning and purchasing.

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Flexible Bucket

Fall Lawn and Garden Care

Time to feed and tidy up The air is cooler. Clouds are darker. Plants are losing their summer luster. Fall flowers are beginning

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