Farm/Backyard Tips

February 28, 2016

Planting cool weather Vegetables

I am often asked – what am I supposed to plant in the garden at a certain time? I tell them that most vegetables can be […]
October 29, 2015

Starting an Organic Vegetable Garden. Step One, Location

As in real estate and many other things location is an important factor in a successful organic garden. You may be thinking about starting an organic […]
October 25, 2015

Top 10 Reasons to Grow Some of Your Own Food

When I was a young boy my grandmother would show me how to take cuttings and root plants. We also planted seeds and started our own […]
July 16, 2015

Yard Long Beans

      During the hot summer months we are looking for crops that will take the heat of our Georgia summers and keep producing. The […]
July 12, 2015

Malabar Spinach

Malabar spinach  is actually not spinach at all and it doesn’t taste much like spinach at all. When it’s raw Malabar spinach has very fleshy, thick […]
July 5, 2015

Build a self watering container for your plants

Watering plants in containers is very different than watering plants planted in the ground. First you have less soil volume in a container and second the […]
June 21, 2015

Soil Ph

What is Ph and why should I care about it?  Our body has an ideal Ph and in fact we can not vary from the ideal […]