This guest post is by Phyl Martin aka “Mrs. Franger Farm.” Here’s her story of how she got hooked on suburban micro farming in Australia with her family. They live in Frankston South, about an hour from Melbourne by car. While those of us in the northern hemisphere are finally getting over winter, the Franger […]
This Guest Post is by David Porcaro, who lives in Historic Wethersfield, CT and works at Comstock, Ferre & Co., the oldest continuing seed company in New England. It’s the middle of winter. Your garden has long been put to bed and the snow is falling. Alas! No more goodies from the garden until […]
I’ll never forget the look on my friend Carol’s face when I brought her some fresh tomatoes from my grandpa’s garden one hot afternoon the summer between sophomore and junior year in high school. She was ecstatic! Personally, I was yet not a tomato lover and was happy to unload the unwelcome balls of red […]
Ever since I was about two years old, I have been fascinated with planting things and watching them grow. But after living in the same house now for over 20 years, I have realized that some things grow too much or mercilessly invade another plant’s territory and need to be pruned or removed. I used […]
If you could do one thing… …that would increase the amount of food you could harvest from your garden, would you do it? Especially if it required very little extra effort on your part? Of course.