crop rotation
Gardening

How to Start Crop Rotation

Crop rotation is method of crop management that moves different plants around the garden from year to year to decrease problems with pests and diseases and increase soil fertility. It’s particularly important if you want to minimize the use of pesticides in your garden, because you won’t need to rely as heavily on chemicals to… Continue reading How to Start Crop Rotation

kale
Gardening, Vegetables

How to Grow Kale in your Garden

I don’t know about you, but there’s nothing green growing where I live. Our garden has been brown and dry for awhile now, and I’m already dreaming of spring greens. Even though my visions are just wishful thinking, if you live in the right climate, there’s one vegetable that might just see you through the… Continue reading How to Grow Kale in your Garden

butternut squash
Gardening, Vegetables

Growing Butternut Squash

In my last post, I was excited about how soon fall would be here. While I love the transition to autumn’s new sights, sounds, and smells, I particularly love the tastes. Summer and spring taste warm and bright to me, but fall flavors have a earthy quality that is as comforting as it is filling.… Continue reading Growing Butternut Squash