How and Why to use Cover Crops in your Garden

How and Why to use Cover Crops in your Garden

This article on planting cover crops in your home garden is sponsored by High Mowing Organic Seeds, our valued partner and one of our favorite seed companies! All photos are courtesy of High Mowing Organic Seeds. — When most people think about cover crops, they think 

How to Design & Plant Fruit Tree Guilds

How to Design & Plant Fruit Tree Guilds

A Fruit Tree Guild is a group of plants that are grown together to provide mutual benefits for the fruit tree. The plants in the guild protect the tree from pests and diseases, while also providing nutrients and support. By choosing the right plants for 

How to Sell Honey: Options, Regulations, & Tips

How to Sell Honey: Options, Regulations, & Tips

If you are a beekeeper looking for ways to sell your honey, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog post, we will discuss the various options available to you when it comes to selling honey. We will also cover the regulations that must 

How to Grow Potatoes: Trench or Hill Method

How to Grow Potatoes: Trench or Hill Method

You can grow any type of potato in your garden using traditional methods like trenching or hills. These methods can be used for anything from large Yukon gold beauties to fingerlings or early purples. In this article, we’ll provide step-by-step instructions for planting and growing 

How to Use Dandelions

How to Use Dandelions

You may think of dandelions as pesky weeds, but these flowers actually have a number of beneficial qualities. Dandelions can be used in your yard to improve the soil quality, and they can also be eaten or used in natural remedies. In addition, they are 

How to Mulch your Vegetable Garden

How to Mulch your Vegetable Garden

Mulching your vegetable garden is an important task that helps to protect your plants, conserve water, and suppress weeds. There are many different materials that can be used for mulch, but not all of them are suitable for every situation. In this blog post, we 

How to Define Homesteading: More than One Definition?

How to Define Homesteading: More than One Definition?

What does homesteading mean to you? To many, the term evokes thoughts of self-sufficiency and sustainable living; but what that looks like has evolved over time. For some, the term evokes images freedom and flexibility while for others it illuminates struggles and pain. The definition 

How to Substitute Maple Syrup for Sugar in Baking

How to Substitute Maple Syrup for Sugar in Baking

If you’re looking for a healthier natural sweetener to use in your baking, substituting maple syrup for white sugar is a great option. It’s made from the sap of maple trees, and has a delicious flavor that goes well with many different kinds of baked 

How to Wash and Care for Wooden Cutting Boards

How to Wash and Care for Wooden Cutting Boards

A high-quality cutting board is an essential tool in every kitchen, and we especially love wooden cutting boards and butcher blocks. Wooden cutting boards can last for generations if you take good care of them. But how do you clean and care for a wooden 

How to Improve Clay Soil in your Vegetable Garden

How to Improve Clay Soil in your Vegetable Garden

Clay soil is heavy and dense and can be difficult for vegetable gardening. A garden area that is primarily clay will have trouble with water drainage and will not have enough air circulation. This can lead to problems with the root systems of your plants, as