• September on a Permaculture Homestead in Ireland

    "The homestead was built on a gentle rise that sloped gradually away on every side; in front to the wide plain, dotted with huge gum trees and great grey box groves, and at the back, after you had passed through…

  • Harvesting the latest round of radishes! What’s not to love – only a few…

    Harvesting the latest round of radishes! What’s not to love – only a few…

    Harvesting the latest round of radishes! What’s not to love - only a few weeks from seed to harvest to salad! #radish #harvest #cometodinner #salads . . . #urbangarden #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardenersrepublic #seedsnow #growsomethinggreen #thehappygardeninglife #eatseasonal #greenliving #growfood #backyardgarden #organicgarden #farmtotable…

  • Growing Shiitake Mushrooms

    We got involved with Shiitake Mushrooms through our Agricultural Cooperative Extension Agency. (This is a great resource for any farmer. Make it a point at least to visit your local office and see the different programs they have going on…

  • Transitioning the Vegetable Garden from Spring to Summer

    — Gardening Tips — This is the time of year when I transition the vegetable garden from its spring crops into summertime. It’s the time of year when we never seem to have enough room in the raised beds nor…

  • Planning for summer food – MY FRENCH COUNTRY HOME

    planning for summer food Apr 11, 2017   We’re not in the summer yet, not by a long way, but the spring does seem to be in a hurry to move forward here.  Consequently I’m having to decide very quickly…

  • The Easy Way to Grow Loads of Potatoes: In a Trash Can

    Potatoes are one excellent staple crop to grow in the home garden, but isn’t there a lot of digging and back pain involved? Not necessarily! You can grow loads of russets, reds, golds, and even sweet potatoes in a trash…

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