Is traditional gardening or permaculture gardening best for the new gardener?
Hi! I have never run a garden, chicken coop or raised rabbits. I watched Marjory's intro videos which are geared to traditional farming methods. (Thanks you Marjory for these great videos btw.) I am really interested in permaculture and integrating local plants (some might call weeds) into my gardening practice. I really…
Wild Rice Harvest
Having read the article, I don't believe I've ever had real wild rice. I'd like to get some of this traditional smoked rice. It's pretty labor intensive for the real thing. The 2 recipes look really good. I'm linking to them in case you don't want to read the article. The politics of traditionally indigenous foods make me…
Seed Starting Powders
Every once in a while there is a subject that doesn't fit neatly into any category. Here is one of those. This is a naturally occurring type that is used for difficult to germinate seeds.
I came acrossed a book I've not seen before while at the library the other day. It really caught my eye and attention considering that a good portion of my land is forested. In fact our property hasn't had anything done much with it the last 15 years aside been being overwhelmed by kudzu vines, some of them as wide around…
UPDATE: Ruth Stout Gardening Question
I've been watching videos on YouTube about her no work gardening. Here's one: https://youtu.be/bfi-n0Oq38E @judsoncarroll4 I read an old post of your about her. Do you think I could use leaves the same way as hay? I started a leaf compost pile a 2 years ago that's basically a 4 foot by 4 foot pile of leaves. I wanted to…
I ran across this ancient practice of Japan today.