New raised beds and container gardens, What soil do you use? For the urban gardener
New raised beds and container gardens, What soil do you use? Currently I live on a plot that I don't own or control but I would like to have a raised bed garden. What is a soil i can use and create without using the native sprayed and fertilizer lawn soil?
Interesting ideas for apartment homesteading. It even includes raising animals. I would have chosen a different animal but it served a purpose for what she wanted. For those in a small space what animals might you include?
Nutrient dense crops for a survival garden
A lot of people look at calories per day in survival eating. Here is a post about the crops that can be easily grown in a survival garden.
Materials Needed to Make Garden Bed
I need to solve a problem I have with that 11 inch wide space and about 12 foot long garden space. I want to make it more of a raised bed. This year I used a compost to help the soil and it worked well. One side is the apartment base (ground floor) and the other side is a curb. The outside of the apartment is stucco.…
Favorite Recipes for Swiss Chard
I have Swiss Chard coming out of my ears. I can easily pick it every single day. I love it but nothing sounds really great. I guess I could always make it into a powder. Does a dehydrator work for this? Does anyone know? It is starting to get hot again. Mostly in the 90's.
Urban Grower Success Story
Urban chef entrepreneur finds new life growing food for others:
What is your favorite home garden tomatoes and crops to plant?
As I start dreaming of my 2021 garden and enjoy looking through my favorite seed catalogs, I’d love to hear what your favorite go-to tomatoes are to plant as well as your other home garden favorites to plant? I’d love to hear about your favorite winner producers in tomatoes, peppers, corn, squash, and other home garden…
COVID and urban farming in Tokyo
In the midst of all the negativity surrounding COVID, it was encouraging to see something positive. This news piece talks about two things. The first half of the video explains how vegetable wholesalers have overcome the drop in sales to supermarkets and restaurants. The second half is about an urban farmer that saved his…
Anyone involved with any community gardens in Houston?
Hey y'all, So I'm a native Texan, I've been away for like ten years and I travel quite a bit. Anyway, I grew up in Corpus and Dallas. Now I live in Houston - so I don't have a strong community connection here as my family in Houston lives in the burbs (I'm near downtown)... They just cut 3 trees down at my complex and I…