Gardening

Thoughts On Hugelkultur, Food Forests, Aquaponics and Other Popular Food Growing Methods

On today's podcast episode 58 I give my thoughts on a few popular food growing methods that seem to be the hot topics in homesteading today. Are these methods something you should be doing or are they just a shiny object that looks good on the surface but have no ...
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Recommended Item Of The Week: Portable Greenhouse

Before I built my larger permanent greenhouse this is what I used to get my seeds going a little earlier in the year and give my garden a jumpstart, well this and the kitchen table and any other space I could find that had sunlight beating down on it. When ...
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Following A Passion For Homesteading

On today's podcast episode I'm joined by Jill May. She and her family are homesteaders on a couple acres in Ohio with a passion for the lifestyle and she also is an active member of our Homestead Front Porch Facebook Group. . . Jill and I discuss: Her journey and ...
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Planning Your Spring Garden

There is much to consider when you layout a plan for your spring garden and in this article/podcast episode I will help you think through the details and provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to have your best garden so far. . . . Decide What You ...
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How To Have Amazing Garden Soil by Growing Cover Crops

There are three main ways you can improve the soil in a garden bed, You can use organic mulches to cover the bed, work in soil amendments or you can grow cover crops. All of these methods work well and each have their advantages but cover cropping garden beds seems ...
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Recommended Item Of The Week: Redmon Green Culture 65-Gallon Compost Bin

The Redmon Green Culture 65 Gallon Compost Bin makes it easy and convenient to convert your food and lawn waste into nutrient-rich compost. This bin holds up to 65 gallons and is constructed of rugged plastic resin. Leave it out year round and it won't deteriorate. It has a convenient ...
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Recommended Item Of The Week: GardenHOME 7 Piece Ergonomic Garden Tool Set

. . GardenHOME 7 Piece Ergonomic Garden Tool Set includes Folding Stool, Tool Bag Tools and Stainless Steel Tools. . . Gardening just got more relaxing with the GardenHOME 7 Piece Garden Tool Set includes Folding Stool with Tool Bag Tools, all in one set. . Product Features 1. Sturdy ...
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Achocha Cucumber Seeds, Zucchini Bread and Other Stuff

. Achocha Cucumber Seeds I got my Achocha Fat Baby Cucumber Seeds In the mail I ordered the other day from An American Homestead. Is it weird that I get excited over seeds? I did a little research online trying to find out a little more about this plant so ...
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