Hartman speaks eloquently on his desire to maximize efficiency on his farm in order to achieve more time for family, a better return per acre, and a higher rate of dollars per hour without compromising the values of a small-scale grower.
An edible landscaping approach looks for ways to incorporate edible species throughout the landscape in a manner that is aesthetically pleasing, functionally effective and that takes advantage of the different growing conditions and microclimates throughout a yard according to the needs and preferences of plant species themselves.
George describes how he feeds the soil in order to produce the most nutritious vegetables, with low-energy usage, in an ecological and environmentally valid manner.
Root vegetables are unsung historical heroes that quietly shaped our country through its early centuries. Easy to grow, easy to store, reliable, and nutritious for both people and livestock, our nation was built upon the humble root vegetable.
The onion family, Alliums, are a confusing but wonderful group of plants. Here’s a guide to help you distinguish between Alliums, and hopefully inspire you to plant more of these in your garden.
Tips and tricks from two experienced market gardeners on how to grow, harvest and market more efficiently.
Onions are one of the oldest cultivated crops, and there are many representatives of the Allium family in my garden: leeks, chives, garlic, shallots, Welsh onions and Egyptian onions. But in this article, I’ll concentrate on Allium cepa— the common onion.
Blue Lagoon Florascape is operated by the Regnier family—Rene and Lori Ann, along with their adult son Stefan. The Regniers are part of the increasing number of vegetable farmers who are trying to make local food production in the prairies a viable prospect.
As lovely as the heirloom tomatoes are, there are some compelling reasons to consider going with hybrids