Gardening in California Many of you might be dreaming of gardening in California. You are going into the winter months when snow and ice is or will be soon the reality of your day and…
Steven’s Journey to Backyard Farming
Steven Cornett has the farming bug!! Or rather, the backyard farming bug. Maybe someday, he wants to farm a bigger piece of land in the country. But right now, the farming in the city is fulfilling his dreams.
He happily works many hours to get his backyard farm off the ground.
Until not too long ago, he also worked a regular job – a job he actually liked.
Linda Kelso Teaches Landscape Design
Linda Kelso is a podcaster, a blogger, and a business woman. She is the owner and operator of LK Landscape Design.
You might ask, why in the world have a podcaster on your podcast?
Good question!! Continue reading
Steps for Organizing a Food Swap Check for Existing Food Swaps First, check if there are backyard food exchanges already happening in your area. Places to check are
What is a fruit tree sucker and why does it need to be pruned.
The Suburban Micro-Farm
The Suburban Micro-Farm is Amy Stross’ new book chronicling her experiences on her 10th of an acre homestead.
When Amy moved to a house with a typical suburban sized yard, she didn’t have any background in gardening, let alone suburban farming. She joined a CSA because she wanted local and fresh food. That particular CSA encouraged their members to help on the farm. This got her hands in the dirt and was her first introduction to growing food. It didn’t take long for her to realize that she really liked raising her own vegetables. Continue reading
Episode 79 – Bonding with Your Soil
Building a good relationship with your soil may not be high on your list of New Year’s resolutions.
But it’s key to establishing a healthy, abundant garden, according to Linda Borghi.
In this episode of the podcast, Linda, co-founder of the online educational site, Farm-A-Yard, returns to dig a little deeper into the topic of soil.