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.
After 35 years of trials and errors in ‘designing’ his own farm, Ken Taylor offers words of encouragement for those wanting to change to the more sustainable practices encompassed in permaculture farming.
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 Polytunnel Handbook describes one of the most powerful horticultural tools created with plastic. A polytunnel is a walk-in greenhouse structure ‘glazed’ with polyethylene clear plastic sheeting.
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.