While we still have a few more weeks of summer, Labor Day definitely marks the unofficial end of our favorite season for outdoor cooking. There’s no better way to celebrate than with a cookout, and we have a host of Labor Day recipe ideas to help you bring out the best flavors of the season.…
Looking to add something different to spice up your traditional garden? Check out this video to learn how to create your very own net trellis.
If your perennial garden starts to fizzle as soon as hot weather arrives, then you need a plan to keep your beds blooming. To learn more, click here.
If you’re learning about organic vegetable gardening, chances are you’re also learning a lot about compost, the thing that “happens” as leaves, pulled weeds, and grass clippings, or animal manure, break down into a rich, dark, crumbly, earth-smelling material. High-quality compost is teeming with life, full of beneficial microorganisms that will help improve your soil…
From late spring to early fall, blueberries are at their prime, which means there’s no better time to add the antioxidant-rich berry into your diet. Click here for some delicious and healthy recipes.
Zucchini seems to be everywhere lately, either at your local farmers market or at your CSA. Check out this recipe from our friends at Dishing Up The Dirt to learn a new, sweet way to use some of your zucchini.
The absolute last thing you feel like doing after a busy day and night out is slaving away over a hot stove – especially when the temperatures crawl up. Click here to access these cool and, more importantly, healthy recipes.
Beef is probably the first thing that comes to mind when you think about high-iron foods, but you don’t have to raise livestock to get a healthy dose of iron from your land. There are plenty of vegetarian foods with as much iron as meat that you can grow right in your own backyard. To…
Birds will eat insect pests year-round in your garden, if you provide a few of the basic necessities to attract and keep them nearby. Not only that, they’ve also been shown to alleviate stress and boost your mental health. To learn more, click here.
So you’re ready to take the plunge and start composting. You’ve made the space, and put aside time to figure it out: this is the year. Click here to learn how to start.