Book Review: How to Have a Green Thumb without an Aching Back

Book Review: How to Have a Green Thumb without an Aching Back
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How to Have a Green Thumb without an Aching Back is a great primer for the garden mulch method of using wood chips to prepare your soil. I think this has a lot of potential for us lazy gardeners as when I used this method weeds pulled out easily and my tomatoes were awesome. Continue reading “Book Review: How to Have a Green Thumb without an Aching Back”

Gardening Tip: Line Flowerpots with a Coffee Filter

Line Flowerpots with a Coffee Filter
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This idea to line flowerpots with a coffee filter came from the TV show This Old House, and it works great for gardening, but in keeping my eyes open to solutions, it also works great for my zeer pot.

When I made it, I used duct tape to seal the hole in the pot, but the quickly failed. Continue reading “Gardening Tip: Line Flowerpots with a Coffee Filter”

Book Review: CASH from Square Foot Gardening





Book Review: CASH from Square Foot Gardening
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In his best-seller, Square Foot Gardening, Mel Bartholomew showed gardeners his revolutionary system of planting in square foot sections to boost vegetable yields. Now in his follow-up, book CASH from Square Foot Gardening, Mel tells you everything you need to know to be a successful square foot gardener. Earn $5,000 or $10,000 or even $20,000 per year – even with limited time and space. Continue reading “Book Review: CASH from Square Foot Gardening”

Back to Eden Film and Wood Chip Gardening




Back to Eden Film and Wood Chip Gardening
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I was interviewing Katzcradul from the homestead honey hour and she mentioned watching a film called Back to Eden, and how it changed her gardening life.  I had to watch it myself, and I must say she was right.  This is an AWESOME film – it is interesting because a lot of what was in the video are things I just learned about by talking to Paul Wheaton of permies.com. Continue reading “Back to Eden Film and Wood Chip Gardening”