Whether it is a small patio that holds your grill, a large expanse of turf for playing catch, or a landscaped garden to enjoy just being outside, backyards are excellent resources for family. They are also under-utilized resources for food production. If you have some sunlight, access to water, and a small amount of space, … Continue reading Grow Your Own Food: Backyard Pantries
In our previous Black Thumb post, we talked about why you should buy seeds from the same places commercial growers buy them: actual seed companies. At first I was probably like most everyone else: I bought what I saw at the garden center section of my nearest big box retail store. I didn’t know the … Continue reading Five Seed Companies In Your Region That Are Worth Your Time
Want to have successful sprouting plants? Buy seeds where producers buy seeds. I’ve been to several small organic farms in various states, spent time in college horticulture departments, and have heard from various county extension agents. You know what they all don’t do? They don’t buy their seeds from a big display at a store … Continue reading “Why isn’t my plant sprouting?” Maybe, because you bought the seeds at a dollar store, Sharon.