On today’s podcast episode I have a chat with Jackie Beyer of the Organic Gardener Podcast about her journey into organic gardening, her podcast and building an organic gardening oasis.
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.
According to the United States Census Bureau 62.7% of the population live within city limits, that’s over 203 million people. When we consider that most of those people live in homes with at least a small yard and many without yards have community gardens available to them we can begin to see the potential.
The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 97 – July 12, 2018 – Eating Healthy From The Homestead.
In this podcast episode I answer a question about what I believe caused my past health issues and the diet that helped me turn it all around. I discuss healthy eating from the homestead and things like organic, paleo, ketogenic and Weston A. Price.
There are a lot of people talking about using mulch in gardens these days. People like Ruth Stout and her book No-Work Garden Book: Secrets of the Famous Year-Round Mulch Method and the Back To Eden Gardening Film have brought a lot of recognition to this method of gardening. Here Is what you need to know about using mulch in the garden.
A few years ago when I started homesteading I had no idea what permaculture was, I was simply growing a few vegetables in some raised beds, planting a couple fruit trees and raising a few rabbits. Then permaculture came into my life and it changed everything about the way I was homesteading.
In this podcast episode I discuss a few methods for controlling destructive insects in your organic garden and give the best chance for having a great harvest.