Why Do Tomatoes Split And What To Do About It

Early on in my gardening journey I noticed something strange happening to my tomatoes which caused me to do a lot of research. Since then it is a question I get all the time from beginner gardeners and that question is “why do my tomatoes split and what can I do to prevent it?”

Homesteading In A Tiny House

Have you ever thought about homesteading with a tiny house but don’t know where to begin? Is it even something that’s right for you? Is homesteading while living in a tiny house even practical? 

On today’s podcast episode I have a conversation with Ryan Mitchell from TheTinyLife.com and he answers questions like these and others.

Recommended Item Of The Week: Wooden Half Bushel Baskets

Baskets like these 2-pack Cornucopia Brands Wooden Half Bushel Baskets have been used for many years on homesteads everywhere for both practical garden and farm chores to decorative purposes at the farmers market or farm stand.

Preparing A Chicken Coop For A Cold Winter

On this podcast episode I answer a listener question about prepping a coop for winter, specifically about ventilation requirements in a coop. This is an often underestimated feature in a coop but a very important one.

Improve 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 to be the one people consider the least because they know the least about it. So let’s dive in and take a look at this great method for improving your soil.

Using Goats And Other Methods For Clearing Land

On this podcast episode I answer a question from a listener by sharing my thoughts on how to clear underbrush from a piece of land using goats to make it useful for other livestock or anything else he might want to do with it.